UTMB to lay off 3,800 people

UTMB to lay off 3,800 people

There are 1 comment on the Valley Morning Star story from Nov 12, 2008, titled UTMB to lay off 3,800 people. In it, Valley Morning Star reports that:

The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, still reeling from Hurricane Ike, is laying off some 3,800 people.

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Compassion for UTMB Staff

Houston, TX

#1 Nov 16, 2008
UTMB President Callender , [email protected] - encourage him to strongly advocate for UTMB employees to maintain employment in the UT System

Chancellor Shine, [email protected] - has
promised compassion and priority hiring for layed of UTMB employees, help him keep his word. The approved FY 2008 budget for the UT system included a 9.8% increase for hospitals and clinics, with a 1.61 billion approved budget for UTMB. The proposed RIF should create excess UTMB funds. These funds should be diverted with UTMB employees to other UT Universities to maintain health care and employment in the Region.

UT Regents, [email protected] - none are from the Gulf Coast. Help them understand

Rep Eiland, [email protected] tx.us - has
been an advocate seeking to keep UTMB open and employees from loosing their jobs.

Senator Jackson, [email protected] s -
Tell him to step up to the plate with Rep Eiland

Rep Dutton , [email protected] s - ask him to help to advocate for obtaining UTMB funds with layed off UTMB employees for employment at MD Anderson & The University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

Senator Ogden , www.senate.tx.us - Finace Committee

Governor Perry, Appoints the UT Board of Regents.
needs to call an emergency legislative meeting.

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