The University and the USW have agreed to re-open the Opt-Out period for existing/current employees in the USW bargaining unit. Initially, employees were required to Opt-Out of the Fund within 120 days of ratification of the new collective agreement. Now, employees who wish to opt-out of payroll deductions for the USW Humanity Fund can do so at any time by submitting the Opt-Out form.
Also, the University and the Union have agreed to offer an Opt-In option for those employees who initially Opted-Out of the Humanity Fund but who may later decide they wish to participate in the Fund. Please visit the Human Resources forms page to access the USW Humanity Fund Opt Out/Opt In form if you wish to Opt-Out or Opt-In to the Fund.