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MOU Ratification Vote Results

Dear Members,

We would like to announce the final results of the UFCT1460 MOU Ratification Vote:
Overall Participation was 42.39% (167 out of 394).

164 Members voted to APPROVE the MOU.
3 Members voted to REJECT the MOU.
The Certification of Results and Audit Report on Activity and Integrity provided by Votenet Solutions will be posted on our website shortly.

In Solidarity,
The Pratt UFCT 1460 MOU/Contract Ratification Committee
(Luis Alonso, Mark O’Grady, Linda Lauro-Lazin and Darini Nicholas)

Contract Ratification Vote

The Pratt UFCT1460 MOU/Contract Ratification Committee Announces the Contract Ratification Vote for the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the UFCT Local 1460 and the Pratt Administration for the 2015-2016 Academic Year (Voting will begin at 1am on Thursday, Sept. 10th & end at 1am on Friday, Sept. 18th)

Dear UFCT Voting Members,

Our union contract negotiating team has reached a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Pratt Administration for the 2015-2016 Academic Year. If ratified, this MOU will become our new Collective Bargaining Agreement that extends our past contract and includes a 3.25% across the board raise in compensation and a 7% TIAA-CREFF administrative contribution for eligible faculty.

For your information, Kye’s email from Aug. 21st regarding the recent meetings that were held from Sept. 1 – Sept. 4th to review the MOU can be downloaded by clicking the link below:

Kye’s Email from Aug. 21st

The Contract Ratification Committee have secured the services of Votenet Solutions (in Washington, D.C.) to oversee and facilitate our contract ratification vote. Votenet was provided a full name and email list of 394 eligible voting members (Agency fee payers are ineligible).

In the coming days, Votenet will notify all eligible voters with a ballot and voting procedures via email. Voting will begin at 1am on Thursday, Sept. 10th & end at 1am on Friday, Sept. 18th.

Review the MOU by clicking on the link below:

MOU between UFCT and Pratt for AY 2015-2016-1

Should you have questions please contact The Executive Committee. All other questions related to this ratification process can be directed via email to The Contract Ratification Committee at contractratificationcomm2015@gmail.com .

In Solidarity,

The Pratt UFCT 1460 MOU/Contract Ratification Committee

(Luis Alonso, Mark O’Grady, Linda Lauro-Lazin and Darini Nicholas)