UFCT MOU 2016-2021 Ratification Vote

UFCT MOU 2016-2021 Ratification Vote

Dear UFCT Voting Members,Our union contract negotiating team has reached a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Pratt Administration for the 2016-2021 Academic Years. If ratified, this MOU will become our new Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Here is the link to the Pratt Faculty Union’s webpage announcing and explaining the proposed 2016-2021 MOU:
New MOU!!! Membership meetings May 31-June 3 | The Pratt Faculty Union

There will be four, two- hour meetings held for members to learn about the new MOU. We encourage you to attend at least one of those meetings:

  • Tuesday, May 31, from 10am-noon, in the Alumni Reading Room
  • Wednesday, June 1, from 10am-noon, in the Alumni Reading Room
  • Thursday, June 2, from 10am-noon, in the Alumni Reading Room
  • Friday, June 3, from 10am-noon, in Library MMB (lower level, behind the desk to the right).

If you cannot attend any of the meetings, please review the MOU and, should you have any questions, contact The Executive Committee via email or by calling the union office and leaving a voicemail at
718-636-3614.
Someone from the negotiating team will get back to you ASAP (don’t forget to leave a return phone number).

The 2016 MOU Ratification Committee have secured the services of Votenet Solutions (in Washington, D.C.) to oversee and facilitate this  contract ratification vote. Votenet was provided a full name and email list of 375 eligible voting members (Agency fee payers are ineligible). 

On Wednesday, June 8, all eligible voters will receive a ballot directly from Votenet.

We, the Ratification committee, have no access or influence upon the vote other than acting as facilitators.
Voting will begin at 9am on Wednesday/June 8
Voting  will end at 5pm on Wednesday/June 15.

If you have any difficulties voting or questions regarding the voting process itself please contact the 2016 MOU Ratification Committeeat contractratificationcomm2015@gmail.com (We are continuing to use the email address from the 2015 MOU ratification).

In Solidarity,
The 2016 MOU Ratification Committee
(Luis Alonso, Laura Elrick, Linda Lauro-Lazin)