SEBAC 2017 “Framework” Statement

SEBAC 2017 “Framework” Statement

Updated 5/25/17 – The first statement below is from UConn-AAUP. The second statement below is from SEBAC. May 24, 2017 Dear Colleagues: In his budget address to the legislature last January, Governor Dannel Malloy asked state employees for $1.5 billion in concessions toward a $5 billion deficit for the biennium...

Chief Negotiator’s Blog #25

Chief Negotiator’s Blog #25

Chief Negotiators Blog # 25 modified 5-17-17              After three informational meetings and the Annual Chapter meeting, I am returning to the Blog to update you on negotiations at the local level and at the SEBAC level. At the local level, the Administration has been persistent about proposing changes to...

Op-Ed: Funds for research at UConn pay big dividends

Op-Ed: Funds for research at UConn pay big dividends

Funds for research at UConn pay big dividends  4/23/17 Reprinted from CT Mirror Viewpoints & the Stamford Advocate  Each year, several publications identify the best public research universities in the United States. The U.S. News & World Report, though not without its limitations, has become the “go to” guide for...

2017 CT State Conference-AAUP Annual Spring Meeting

2017 CT State Conference-AAUP Annual Spring Meeting

CSC-AAUP Annual Spring Meeting Friday, May 12, 2017, 5:30pm-9:00pm, The Graduate Club, New Haven. Dear AAUP Member: On behalf of CSC-AAUP President Uchenna Nwachuku and members of the Executive Committee I invite you to attend our Annual Spring Meeting. On Friday May 12, 2017, the Connecticut State Conference-AAUP will hold...

SEBAC Response to Gov. 4-20 Layoff Announcement: Cutting Jobs “No Way to Achieve Prosperity”

SEBAC Response to Gov. 4-20 Layoff Announcement: Cutting Jobs “No Way to Achieve Prosperity”

The Administration has announced that it will begin formally notifying union leaders of contingency plans for layoffs.  The administration has indicated the action is being taken now because of notice requirements in various collective bargaining agreements.   Still more public service layoffs would just make things worse for Connecticut. Layoffs...

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Chief Negotiator’s Blog #25

Chief Negotiators Blog # 25 modified 5-17-17              After three informational meetings and the Annual Chapter meeting, I am returning to the Blog to update you on negotiations at the local level and at the SEBAC level. At the local level, the Administration has been persistent about proposing changes to...

Op-Ed: Funds for research at UConn pay big dividends

Funds for research at UConn pay big dividends  4/23/17 Reprinted from CT Mirror Viewpoints & the Stamford Advocate  Each year, several publications identify the best public research universities in the United States. The U.S. News & World Report, though not without its limitations, has become the “go to” guide for...

2017 CT State Conference-AAUP Annual Spring Meeting

CSC-AAUP Annual Spring Meeting Friday, May 12, 2017, 5:30pm-9:00pm, The Graduate Club, New Haven. Dear AAUP Member: On behalf of CSC-AAUP President Uchenna Nwachuku and members of the Executive Committee I invite you to attend our Annual Spring Meeting. On Friday May 12, 2017, the Connecticut State Conference-AAUP will hold...

2017-2018 UConn-AAUP Executive Committee Election Results

2017-2018 UConn-AAUP Executive Committee – Results                                                                                                                          UCONN-AAUP EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 2017-2018 ELECTION RESULTS   Congratulations to the newly-elected UConn-AAUP Executive Committee.  The newly-elected officers and members-at-large will hold office from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  They are as follows:   PRESIDENT                              THOMAS BONTLY            ...

Updated w/Recording: April 12 SEBAC/Negotiations Info Session

  UCONN-AAUP INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS SCHEDULE/AGENDA UConn-AAUP is attempting to schedule a series of informational meetings for all members of the bargaining unit. The purpose of these meetings is to provide an opportunity for members to be updated on the progress of negotiations with our administration toward a collective bargaining agreement...

2017 UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards Recipients

On Monday, April 10, 2017, at the Connecticut State Capitol Building, families, friends, colleagues, and legislators all joined to honor this year’s recipients of the UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards. Congratulations to the well-deserved recipients!   The UConn-AAUP is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 UConn-AAUP Excellence Awards

March 23 SEBAC/Negotiation Info Session

UCONN-AAUP INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS   UConn-AAUP is attempting to schedule a series of informational meetings for all members of the bargaining unit. The purpose of these meetings is to provide an opportunity for members to be updated on the progress of negotiations with our administration toward a collective bargaining agreement and...

3/24 Appropriations Hearing Information

This Friday, March 23, 2017 the Legislature’s Appropriation’s Committee will hold a public hearing on 95 bills that have one common purpose- to undermine collective bargaining rights in Connecticut. Some of the bills up for discussion include; -Jeopardizing retirement security for public employees ( HB 5695, HB 5696, HB 5780)...