Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Scholarships Available for High School Seniors

The Essex-West Hudson Central Labor Council AFL-CIO offers eighteen $500 scholarships for one academic year. To be eligible for an award, the applicant's guardian must be a member of a local union affiliated with the Essex-West Hudson Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO. To receive an award, the recipient must be a high school senior and be accepted at an accredited college or accredited post-high school education program. Each applicant must submit a brief written statement explaining why he/she qualifies for the award. Application Submission Deadline: April 17, 2015. [download application]

Note: For the AFT Local 1904 BKMUW Scholarship Application (for undergraduate students at Montclair State U., click here)

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Statement to the Board of Trustees - February 2015

AFT Local President Richard Wolfson addressed the Montclair State University Board of Trustees this morning. He discussed the preparation of the University relative to snow removal and the Universities closing, delayed opening and early closure. He also congratulated those faculty and staff getting reappointed, commented on the change of venue for commencement and made another plea for transparency in Board and Administrative communications. The entire text of his statement can be found here.