I Am “All-In” With UConn-AAUP

I Am “All-In” With UConn-AAUP

At the Annual Membership Meeting on October 24, 2019, UConn-AAUP announced its I Am “All-In” With UConn-AAUP membership confirmation campaign as it prepares to negotiate improvements to the current collective bargaining agreement that expires on June 30 2021. The campaign is geared to: Signing new members to UConn-AAUP; Identifying new...

Introducing Kwame Martin, AAUP National Organizer

Introducing Kwame Martin, AAUP National Organizer

UConn-AAUP introduces Kwame Martin, National AAUP Organizer, who has been assigned to assist in membership development and organizing for the new collective bargaining agreement. (The current agreement expires June 30, 2021.) Kwame has extensive experience in organizing and will be a vital part of establishing support for the upcoming negotiations....

E-Newsletter: September 2019

E-Newsletter: September 2019

September 13, 2019 Newsletter Mary Gallucci, Editor President’s Message: Agenda for 2019-20 Tom Bontly Welcome back for a new academic year! Throughout the Summer and into the Fall, your UConn-AAUP chapter has been hard at work. Here is a brief update on a few of the bigger items on our...

UConn-AAUP Leadership meets with President Designate Katsouleas

UConn-AAUP Leadership meets with President Designate Katsouleas

UConn-AAUP leadership, led by President Tom Bontly, met with President Designate Tom Katsouleas to welcome him to our campus. President Katsouleas reiterated his commitment to doubling the research capacity of UConn over the next 10 years and working with UConn-AAUP to address the unfunded pension liability drag on research funds.

Testifying at the State Capitol

Testifying at the State Capitol

Oskar Harmon, Ibrahim Elali, Kevin Claffey, Bruce Mayer and Tom Bontly after testifying at the Higher Eduction Committee on February 21, 2019. Testimony was in support of eliminating the unfunded liability attached to the fringe benefits costs on research grants.

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Disabling Email “Clutter” in 3 Easy Steps

Colleagues, We have had some reports that UConn-AAUP emails have been going to member’s “Clutter” folder. We are appending a message from UITS on how to disable that function so that you receive all UConn-AAUP communications. New O365 Clutter Feature Clutter is an Office 365 email filtering feature designed to move...

UConn-AAUP Statement in Response to “State of the State” Address 1-4-17

UConn-AAUP Membership: Governor Malloy calls for state employee concessions, a smaller government, and adjusting the education funding formula to municipalities. In his State of the State address yesterday, Governor Malloy outlined three main areas of which he plans to focus on when he submits his biennium budget next month: Concessions...

Chief Negotiator’s Blog #23

Chief Negotiator’s Blog # 23 UConn-AAUP negotiating team met with the administration on December 14th and 16th. Thank you to David Knecht, Amy Kenefick Moore and Mary Gallucci for their attendance at these negotiations. On December 14, we were finally able to reach agreement on a package of articles that...

SEBAC Agreement Reached to Shore Up State Employees’ Retirement Security and Approved by General Assembly

Update 2-1-17 By the narrowest of Margins, the state House and Senate on Wednesday approved restructuring its unfunded pension obligations, spreading payments out to 2047 in exchange for avoiding a $6 billion payment looming in 2032 http://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Pension-deal-narrowly-approved-10901023.php Agreement Reached to Shore Up State Employees’ Retirement Security Representatives of the 15...

Chief Negotiator’s Blog #22

Chief Negotiators Blog # 22 The parties to the collective bargaining agreement met on December 7, 2017 from 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM at the Depot Campus. Faculty observers to the session included Trudi Bird and Gail MacDonald. Following the discussion at the previous negotiating session, Article 20, 21, and...

Chief Negotiator’s Blog – Contract Negotiation Update 11-28-16

The State of Connecticut administration requested to meet informally with SEBAC leaders, that discussion occurred on Wednesday November 23, 2016. The parties plan to meet informally again. Union leaders will brief their leadership bodies and negotiating committees Further briefings and information will be available if discussions continue.