USO Annual Meeting 2010
The USO Annual Meeting was held on Saturday, May 1, 2010. The proposed budget for 2010-2011 passed unanimously. Five USO members received awards at this year's meeting. Leslie Baehre, Karen Cherry, Donna Kendrick (retiree) and Dave Stafford each received the USO Presidential Award. Rick Long received the USO Advocacy Award. These individuals received awards for their outstanding work and dedication to the USO. Congratulations!
National Staff Organization News
The NSO Representative Assembly will be held June 11-12 in San Antonio. Top on the list of business for delegates will be the electing of officers and Region 2, 4 and 6 Directors, go to www.nationalstaff.org to read more about the RA.
NSO 40th anniversary celebration celebrates advocacy heritage
USO Means Quality Representation
The United Staff Organization (USO) is an independent labor organization representing more than 550 employees of MEA, MESSA and MEA Financial Services.
USO is the certified bargaining agent for associate and professional staff employed by MEA, MESSA and MEA Financial Services.
Through their local affiliates, these members elect officers, association representatives and representatives to USO committees.
USO...Quality Representation for Every Member
USO provides trained personnel and other assistance at the bargaining table.
USO provides trained personnel to assist with contract maintenance, grievances and preparation of arbitrations.
USO provides training opportunities for you, your leadership, bargaining team, grievance chairperson and other representatives.
USO provides strike benefits for members involved in a work stoppage.
USO provides legal assistance to the local affiliate and, when appropriate, to the individual member.
USO provides local affiliate control, ensuring that each local makes its own decisions concerning bargaining and other local issues.
USO provides the only real opportunity for all MEA, MESSA and MEA Financial Services employees to work together for their mutual benefit.
USO is unity – professional and associate staff working together to improve benefits for everyone.
USO is strength – more than 550 employees working together. USO has the ability to speak with authority on behalf of its members.
USO is quality representation.