Newsletter 12-1-17

Newsletter 12-1-17

UConn-AAUP Newsletter December 1, 2017 Highlights  Message from the President A Change in Bargaining Strategy Demands A Stronger Union Growing Your Membership: Why it’s Important, Especially Now Political Organizing The Power of Asking Questions to Build A Stronger Chapter

So you think you are a member of AAUP?

So you think you are a member of AAUP?

  Many faculty members assume that they are active members of the Chapter because the University deducts a portion of their paycheck for AAUP dues. Your title makes you part of the bargaining unit covered by the UConn-AAUP contract but it does not make you a member. One must opt in...

Save the Date: UConn-AAUP Luncheon 10/25

Save the Date: UConn-AAUP Luncheon 10/25

UConn-AAUP Luncheon 10/25/17  12 noon Storrs Student Union 331 

Rally For UConn: #SaveUConn

Rally For UConn: #SaveUConn

RALLY FOR UCONN Don’t Let the Legislature Steal Our Future! #SAVEUCONN WHEN: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2017    

Fall 2017 UConn-AAUP Newsletter

Fall 2017 UConn-AAUP Newsletter

Highlights Message from the President Negotiations Wrap-Up & Implementation of the New Agreement Furlough Days Professional Development Fund Membership, Membership, Membership Know Your New UConn-AAUP Talk to the UConn-AAUP First Mark Your Calendars

Latest News & Information

Chief Negotiator’s Blog – Bargaining Session # 5

Negotiating Session #5 November 9, 2015 Your negotiating team met with the Administration for 2 hours and 45 minutes on November 9, 2015 and we submitted counter-proposals on Evaluations, Non-discrimination, Academic Freedom and Merit. See the proposal section of the website for these proposals.  In submitting these proposals, your team...

Negotiations Observer Sign-Up’s

The following are open slots to be an observer during contract negotiations between the UCONN-AAUP and the administration. Please note that the observers do not engage in negotiations and cannot ask questions or make comments at the table. If you are available please email Chris Henderson at chenderson@uconnaaup.org Wednesday, Nov 18th...

SEBAC Statement on Cutting State Workforce 11-2-15

“Because the richest 1% in Connecticut pay state and local taxes at about half the rate of the rest of us, further staff reductions and other budget cuts mean that residents won’t be getting the vital services they need. Reducing further a state workforce that is already stretched thin would...

Howard Bunsis Lecture Postponed

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

A group of committed faculty are organizing resistance to the deep cuts to the UCONN libraries for FY 15 and 16. The cuts to the library will stifle one of the University’s core functions – research. Faculty are encouraged to add their signature to the letter expressing their concerns. 2 VP...