Minnesota State University Association of Administrative and Service Faculty

Your 2016-2017 State Board

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2016-2017 ASF State Board Members
Front (L-R): Shirley Murray (MSU Mankato, State Secretary), Jim Anderson (MSU Moorhead, State Vice President), Tracy Rahim (Winona State, State President), Rich Wheeler (MSU Mankato, State Grievance Officer), Sue Bayerl (St. Cloud State, State Treasurer)
Back (L-R): Sami Gabriel (Teamsters Local #320, Business Agent), Barbara Oertel (Winona State, State Past President), Jessie Swedberg (MSU Moorhead, Local President), Sara Granberg-Rademacker (MSU Mankato, Local President), Janet Haak (MSU Moorhead, State Legislative Chair), Mike Sharp (St. Cloud State, Local President), Zachary Johnson (Bemidji State, Local President), Sarah Olcott (Winona State, Local President)
Not Pictured: Maureen Acosta (Metropolitan State, Local President), Jean Clarke (MSU Mankato, State Membership Chair), Jay Lee (Southwest Minnesota State, Local President)

Reaffirm Teamster Membership!

As a part of Local 320’s strategic plan against so-called “right to work” measures, Teamsters are engaging in a wall-to-wall organizing drive with updated membership applications as well as maintenance of check off cards. Every Teamster will be asked to reaffirm their membership, and fair share payees will be invited to become full members. Every Teamster and fair share payee will be asked to sign a maintenance of check off card. A maintenance of check off card requires the employer to continue to deduct and remit dues to the Union regardless of the employee’s continued membership status for a period of twelve months from the date that the employee signs the card or until the contract expires, whichever is sooner. The employee can revoke the maintenance of check off card during a window period of sixty to seventy-five days from the signing anniversary date or the expiration of the contract. The employee can still resign from membership at any time, but he or she would still be obligated to pay dues for that time period.

Sign now and send a message of solidarity!

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Copies of the check off cards will be sent to your employer. Employers are watching. Employers believe that, if “right to work” becomes a reality, the strength of Local 320 will falter and they will be able to gut contracts and implement anti-employee rules. When those employers receive a stack of updated membership applications and check off cards, they will know that Local 320 remains strong and will continue to negotiate strong contracts and fight for all members.

Sign now and send a message of solidarity!

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