Union notes from Union / Management Meeting

Present – Dennis Cecere, Peggy Codding, Marti Epstein, Danny Harrington, Margaret McAllister, Jeff Perry, Jackson Schultz, Jeri Sykes, and Will Silvio.

Management – Jay Kennedy, Kari Juusela, Darla Hanley, Bill Whitney, Jeanine Cowan, Camille Colatosti, Cathy Young, Andy Vores, Neal Donohoe, Eileen Alviti, Phil Lima.

  1. Jay opened the meeting. We went around the room and introduced ourselves.
  2. Retirement plan fees update – Phil Lima discussed several topics in detail. Open enrollment starts Monday Oct. 10. 403b plan fees – Transamerica, defined contribution plans – only certain options available with 403b. High quality and reasonably priced with a volume discount.
  3. Bill Whitney gave a quick update on the construction throughout the college. Most program space is available; Belvedere should be done by the end of October. Could faculty have a say in how any new rooms are outfitted? Layout, materials, etc.? Yes, we have an advisory committee.
  4. Peer comparison report – Camille Colatosti, tabled til next month or meeting later this month.
  5. We discussed room issues briefly.