Welcome Back and Lets Get to Work!
Welcome Back to the first e-news of the Fall Semester. You should receive the attached newsletter with tear-off form in campus mail soon.
It’s time to start thinking about our next union contract and discussing how we get a fair contract. You can return the form via campus mail or by fax to (732) 745‑0400. But it’s even better to also discuss your responses with a steward, at a union meeting and within your own department. Call or email our office with any questions.
URA-AFT Workshop: Does Your Job Title Match Your Job
Many of us find that our jobs have moved far away from our original job description. We may not even be doing duties appropriate to our job title.
The URA-AFT contract offers a process for employees to initiate our own reclassification. Learn about the process from a URA steward who has successfully self-initiated reclassification twice, and won salary increases and back pay.
URA Professional Development workshops are a membership benefit available to signed union members only; memberships are available at the door.
September 18 @ 5:30 pm — 7:00 pm EDT
Special Agenda: SAS Realignment
September 21 @ 12:00 pm — 1:00 pm EDT
URA’s Darlene Smith Honored by National Coalition
Darlene Smith wears many hats…URA-AFT Executive Vice President, AFT-New Jersey Vice President, Secretary of the Greater New Jersey Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW), and President of New Jersey CLUW.She was honored this month with the Clara Day Award by the Coalition of Labor Union Women, at the organization’s national convention in Detroit.
Public Service Announcement:
“Project Pillow” for Harvey Survivors
From URA Busch Steward Lisa Scott:
Tragedy has beset our fellow citizens along the coastline of Texas due to Hurricane Harvey. As scenes of devastation are seen across various media platforms, we are calling on you to do your part in assisting those who have lost everything.
When you lay your head on your pillow at night, think of our fellow brothers and sisters who are unable to do the same. Please support “Project Pillow” for Harvey Survivors by donating a new pillow and let the hurricane victims rest easier.