SUNY Downstate Union Meeting Notes: The President of the Downstate union chapter lead the meeting. She indicated a peliminary part of the state comptrollers audit of SUNY Downstate is showing $100 million unaccounted for! Think about that. Where is the AG? Anyone want to look into this?
A question was raised about Downstate loosing $10 million per month. The workers at LICH are private employees hired by not for…Continue
Over the past few months the over riding concern of most Downstate employees has been whether or
not the hospital would stay open and/or what sort of downsizing would occur. We are all upset over
the almost 400 non renewal notices that have already gone out to UUP employees and the expected 600
layoffs that may occur in the near future. However, PEF now thinks that we know…Continue
The rumor is the Chancellor of SUNY has approved more layoffs at University Hospital at SUNY Downstate. They are called Retrenchments which basically means departments in the hospital are closing. That is basically the end. Once the departments are closed down the poor patients in the area will be forced to go elsewhere. There is still a small chance the Governor may come up with some more money but looks bad.
Meanwhile, new Downstate…Continue