SEBAC and UConn-AAUP Contract Ratified by State Legislature

SEBAC and UConn-AAUP Contract Ratified by State Legislature

Colleagues, Last night, the State Senate approved the SEBAC agreement and our collective bargaining agreement. The vote was 18-18 along party lines with Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman casting the tie-breaking vote to approve the deal. This was the final step in the approval process and concludes nearly two years of...

UConn-AAUP/BoT and SEBAC Agreements Ratified

UConn-AAUP/BoT and SEBAC Agreements Ratified

  Dear Members and Colleagues: On behalf of the UConn-AAUP, we are pleased to report the results of the vote on the 2017–2021 collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with the UConn Board of Trustees and the 2017 SEBAC agreement. With an overwhelming majority of 94.7%, you approved a new collective bargaining...

A Message from Your Chapter President on Supporting the Agreements

A Message from Your Chapter President on Supporting the Agreements

  Sending on behalf of UConn-AAUP President, Professor Tom Bontly Dear Colleagues, By now, you should have received an email from AAUP inviting you to vote to approve two tentative agreements.  As the chapter’s new president, I want first to thank our bargaining team for their hard work through two...

Ratification Vote for UConn-AAUP CBA & SEBAC TA

Ratification Vote for UConn-AAUP CBA & SEBAC TA

On Thursday June 29, 2017 the UConn-AAUP Executive Committee voted to endorse the approval of the SEBAC Tentative Agreement and the UConn-AAUP/BoT Collective Bargaining Agreement. Click here on why it is essential to vote YES on both agreements As previously reported to you, negotiations with Governor Malloy and State Employees Bargaining...

Updated 6/27 w/videos: Negotiation Update Info Sessions (6-26 & 6-27)

Updated 6/27 w/videos: Negotiation Update Info Sessions (6-26 & 6-27)

June 26 & 27, 2017 PowerPoint Presentation June 26, 2017 Information Session June 27, 2017 Information Session UCONN-AAUP NEGOTIATION UPDATES UCONN-AAUP and UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT And SEBAC 2017   MONDAY, JUNE 26, 2017 1:00-3:00 PM STUDENT UNION THEATRE STORRS CAMPUS TUESDAY, JUNE 27, 2017 9:00-11:00 AM STUDENT...

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Our November 12, 2015 lecture with Professor Howard Bunsis of Eastern Michigan AAUP and Chair of the AAUP Collective Bargaining Congress, has been postponed. We will send out a new notice to the membership once a new date is confirmed.  

Faculty Organizing Resistance to Library Cuts

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Chief Negotiator’s Blog – Bargaining Session #3

Day 3- 10/16/15 “The Administration is not in a position to accept the AAUP’s proposal on academic freedom”, stated Chief Negotiator Peirano. The proposal includes making it possible for members to file a contractual grievance on violations of the principle. The current statement in the CBA on Academic Freedom states...

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National AAUP General Counsel Visits UCONN

On Wednesday 9/30 Risa Lieberwitz, Esq. National AAUP General Counsel and Professor of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell lectured on “Civility and Academic Freedom”. The lecture was archived and can be watched here: https://mediasite.dl.uconn.edu/Mediasite/Play/325f07735a0d427991a2293de280f1c21d The day before she lectured at the Stamford campus with a talk titled ” The 360 Degree...