Negotiation Update Info Sessions (6-26 & 6-27)

Negotiation Update Info Sessions (6-26 & 6-27)

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 UNION THEATRE STORRS CAMPUS We also want to direct you to our website for a number of...

SEBAC 2017 “Framework” Statement & Info Sessions

SEBAC 2017 “Framework” Statement & Info Sessions

6/6/17 Link to Monday’s Information Session Video: 6-6 Info Session Facebook Livestream As an update to our communication dated May 24, 2017, I first want to remind you of the two informational meetings that have been scheduled: Monday June 5, 2017, 1 pm – 3 pm in the Storrs Student Union...

Chief Negotiators Blog #26

Chief Negotiators Blog #26

Chief Negotiators Blog #26 Since my last Blog post, SEBAC discussions with the Governor’s office have produced a “Framework” of modifications to the SEBAC Agreement. Once the individual unit collective bargaining agreements have been settled ( such as the one we have been negotiating for two years with the University),...

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...

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Journal of Academic Freedom 2016 Call for Papers

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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...

Chief Negotiator’s Blog- Bargaining Session #1

Day 1- September 11, 2015 Negotiations commenced at 8:45am and after somewhat lengthy introductions, a couple of housekeeping issues were taken care of, including alternating the caucus room, time for concluding the negotiations for the day, and if and when a lunch would be taken. It’s customary for AAUP chapters...

Watch the National AAUP President’s Lecture at UCONN 9/10/15

9-10-15 National AAUP President and Professor Emeritus (Economics) Rudy Fichtebaum addressed the Executive Committee and the membership to jump start contract negotiations set to begin on Friday 9-11-15. The talk focused on the neoliberal attack on higher education and AAUP’s role in responding to the crisis. The talk was livestreamed but...

Chief Negotiator’s Blog – September 3, 2015

September 3, 2015 – Law firm relationships with other AAUP Chapters  A quick call to our affiliate AAUP chapters at Rutgers and the Biomedical and Health Sciences of New Jersey (BHSNJ) has revealed that Attorney Peirano was hired by the administrations as the lead negotiator at those two Universities with...

Chief Negotiator’s Blog – September 2, 2015

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