Earlier this month, Local 35 Secretary-Treasurer Tyisha Walker assumed the second most powerful elected office in the City of New Haven. Tyisha became the new President of the city’s Board of Alders and the first woman to lead the body. – Continued on UNITEHERE.org Read More –Walker Gavels Her Way Into History – New […]
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Read the press Check out this great coverage from our local newspapers!“March Dismisses Yale’s Local-Hiring ‘Promise’” – New Haven Independent“Hundreds rally in New Haven for more jobs for city residents” – New Haven Register Here are some great photos from the New Haven Register! – New Haven RegisterAlso – Check out New Haven Rising on […]
On May 31, the Connecticut General Assembly passed SB 811, a bill that continues our push to bring hospital monopolies under control! Local 34 clinical practice workers and health care team members joined Local 217 health care stewards to urge lawmakers to get control of prices and make sure that we get the quality care […]
Members of Local 34 UNITE HERE say the union needs resources to maintain current wages and benefits. NEW HAVEN — With over 2,000 members voting, Local 34 UNITE HERE, the union of clerical and technical workers at Yale University, voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to increase union dues by an average of 14 cents per hour. The vote was […]
Thank you! Thanks to all who made Local 34’s 30th Anniversary party a great success. It was a fantastic evening with great people honoring our amazing 30 years. Read below a letter from the Yale Administration congratulating our 30 years, and an ad in the Yale Daily news from the Yale University Labor Policy Board.
This week brings Local 34 our annual raise! Our union contract guarantees our members a yearly increase, this year 3%, and that all eligible members receive an additional raise on our step schedule. The annual salary raise went into effect Sunday, January 18, 2015. All members in bargaining unit positions will see their rates increase, […]
Because of our union’s leadership on health care reform, we were invited to present to the state’s top legislators about the impact of hospital monopolies on workers, patients and taxpayers. Local 34 Chief Steward Gloria Timpko, Local 34 Health Care Team member Lorraine Skibitcky, and Local 217 Health Care Team member Ken Blair (pictured above from […]
Six clinical technologists upgraded to E level! Six Grade C and D Clinical Technologists in the Yale Cytogenetics Lab were upgraded to Grade E by an independent consultant. Five of them received two years of back pay and the sixth, a newer employee, was upgraded as a result of the decision. Members Chelsea Matarese, Jennifer Boyle, Krista Sfiridis, […]