LIU Financial Analysis 2021

July 23, 2021

Please review this financial analysis, with data relevant to contract negotiations.

Reminder: general meeting Tuesday July 27 at 10am. Our financial consultant will discuss these findings, and the negotiation team will provide updates. Contact the LIUFF executive team if you didn't get the Zoom link by email.

 

For your consideration...

July 19, 2021

 

After earning an upgrade from Moody’s from a “Stable” to “Positive” outlook, a designation that only 2% of all ratings receive, as well as an impressively flush financial report, LIU’s Senior Administration has put a collection of egregious proposals that cut salary, benefits, and job security for all. LIU is in a better financial position than it has been in for decades.

 

This is a selection of some of their most horrible proposals:

Finally—it’s President-elect Biden

Patience—counseled by former Vice President Joe Biden all election week as Americans waited for votes to be counted—finally paid off Nov. 7, four days after Election Day, when Biden won in Pennsylvania and gained enough Electoral College votes to acquire a new title: president-elect. AFT President Randi Weingarten says the union’s leaders and members “can’t wait to get started” on the work ahead “with an administration that will embrace and fight for the values we hold dear.”

Your vote is your voice

AFT President Randi Weingarten’s latest column outlines the urgency of using our voices—our votes—in this life-changing election, when we will make a choice “between President Donald Trump, who has trafficked in chaos, fear, lies and division, and former Vice President Joe Biden, who seeks to reverse Trump’s failures on COVID-19 and the economy, and to unite and uplift the American people.” Besides the four crises we face—a pandemic, an economic crisis, racism and a climate emergency—democracy itself is on the ballot, as Trump continues to cast doubt on the legitimacy of the election.