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Briefly: Revamped management training programs to debut in the summer

April 27, 2009 • 0
University human resources officials are moving ahead in revamping management training programs. As part of the Managing at Yale initiative, officials already have completed a pilot class this month for each of two new multi-day management training programs, the Managing at Yale Essentials Program and the Great Manager Program, and plan to start the programs »
City

News analysis: City unions face challenges

April 24, 2009 • 0
For both Yale and City Hall this year, negotiations with their unions suggest a reversal in traditional relationships. Whereas for the University, the Best Practices initiative helped overturn a traditionally embattled labor history, the city’s historically cordial labor history has recently seen an unprecedented struggle. And the impetus for this, one city union official said, »
City

Briefly: Yale gives $500k to West Haven arts center

April 24, 2009 • 1567
West Haven Mayor John Picard announced Tuesday that University officials have presented the town with a $500,000 gift to start renovations on the new West Haven Cultural Arts Center. The University has been extending its relationship with West Haven ever since officials purchased the 137-acre Bayer HealthCare property — what is now West Campus. The »
University

Chauncey calls for presidents to speak out

April 23, 2009 • 1
To longtime Yale administrator Henry “Sam” Chauncey ’57, University President Richard Levin may be one of the greatest administrators Yale has seen in modern times — but he is also among the most reserved. “I, for one, would like to see more university presidents speak out now more than they are [on] the issues of »
City

Yale may buy, lease land to close city budget gap

April 22, 2009 • 8
To help close a potential gap in its fiscal year 2010 budget, New Haven may be selling and leasing property to Yale University for up to $3.8 million, City Hall officials announced this week. The plan is two-fold: City officials hope to sell a 83,635-square-foot parking lot located near the School of Medicine for $3.35 »
University

Briefly: University appoints new labor relations director

April 20, 2009 • 0
Andrea Terrillion will serve as the new director of Yale labor relations starting May 20, Vice President for Human Resources and Administration Michael Peel announced last week. Terrillion will work with Jane Savage, the director of the Best Practices initiative, which seeks to improve productivity and collaboration between Yale and its two labor unions, Locals »
City

Retiree pensions to increase

April 16, 2009 • 0
This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. As a side agreement to the historic early union contract agreement ratified Tuesday by Yale unions Locals 34 and 35, University administrators will raise pensions for “old timer” union retirees, Yale Unions Retiree Association President Doris Rogan said Wednesday. Rogan has said average »
City

YALE, UNIONS REACH ACCORD

April 15, 2009 • 3
Locals 34 and 35, Yale’s two labor unions that together represent over 4,500 employees across the University, voted to approve an early contract agreement Tuesday night, marking what University President Richard Levin said he hopes will be a “new chapter” in Yale’s relations with labor unions. “This is truly a historic day for Yale University, »
City

Vote on union contract set for tonight

April 14, 2009 • 0
Yale’s two labor unions, Locals 34 and 35, are slated to approve an early contract agreement tonight. Forged nine months ahead of schedule in collaboration with union officials and University administrators, the contract will provide improved job security, raises and other benefits. Interviews with dozens of unionized employees over the last two weeks indicate that »
University

UNIONS APPROVE NEW CONTRACT

April 14, 2009 • 2
Locals 34 and 35, Yale’s two labor unions that together represent over 4,500 employees across the University, voted to approve an early contract agreement Tuesday night, marking what University President Richard Levin said he hopes will be a “new chapter” in Yale’s relations with labor unions. “This is truly a historic day for Yale University, »
City

Around New Haven

Date of Yankee Stadium train station opening announced The Metropolitan Transit Authority announced late last week the date that Metro-North Railroad will offer direct train service from New Haven to Yankee Stadium: May 23. While the new route will significantly cut travel time to Yankee Stadium, it will do little to cut the $24 total »
City

Briefly: Hospital CEO compensation hits $2 million mark

April 9, 2009 • 6
Yale-New Haven Hospital President and CEO Marna Borgstrom SPH ’79 passed the $2 million mark in total compensation for fiscal year 2008, according to data released by the Service Employees International Union on Wednesday. According to the data, Borgstrom made a $1.53-million salary and over $480,000 in fringe benefits. The IRS reported in February that »