Our Stories – UConn Faculty: Dr. Erin Young, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

Our Stories – UConn Faculty: Dr. Erin Young, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

Photo Credit: –https://today.uconn.edu/school-stories/leading-science-erin-young-kyle-baumbauer-team/ Our Stories – UConn Faculty: Dr. Erin Young, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing  UConn Faculty Member: Dr. Erin Young, Assistant Professor, Assistant Director for Advancement in Managing Pain How long have you been at UConn: 3.5 years In a few words, tell us what you do and...

Together We Rise Rally – Feb. 26

Together We Rise Rally – Feb. 26

Between 175-200 faculty, staff, students, and community leaders rallied to show their support for collective bargaining rights in light of the impact a Supreme Court case will have on union’s power to negotiate for their members. Click here for an article ran in the local Chronicle! Here are a few images...

2018 Legislative Bulletin- 1/30/18

2018 Legislative Bulletin- 1/30/18

Jan 30-2018 Legislative Bulletin LEGISLATIVE BULLETIN                                                                                        ...

Our Stories – UConn Faculty: Laura KM Donorfio, Associate Professor, OLLI/HDFS

Our Stories – UConn Faculty: Laura KM Donorfio, Associate Professor, OLLI/HDFS

UConn Faculty Member: Laura KM Donorfio, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies How long have you been at UConn? 15 years In a few words, tell us what you do and about your areas of expertise? My areas of expertise are gerontology and intergenerational relationships. I run a...

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

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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

September 2, 2015 – Law Firm Settles Sexual Harassment Suit  McElroy Deutsch Settles Sexual Harassment Suit, Charles Toutant, New Jersey Law Journal, July 2015 McElroy Deutsch Faces Gender Bias, Sexual Harassment Suit, Charles Toutant, New Jersey Law Journal, April 2015 A cursory investigation of the firm has led to two...

Chief Negotiator’s Blog-September 1, 2015

September 1, 2015- University Hires Outside Law Firm  On September 1, 2015, Attorney Michael Eagen, UCONN Office of Faculty ad Staff Labor Relations, announced that the Administration had entered into an agreement with the law firm McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney, & Carpenter LLP to represent their interests at the bargaining table....

Chief Negotiator’s Blog-August 31

August 31, 2015 – Negotiation Dates  Negotiation dates confirmed After indicating to the Administration that our negotiating team would be available to meet on Wednesday mornings and Friday all-day for the remainder of the year, on August 27th the Administration returned a list of dates of which only 6 dates...

Chief Negotiator’s Blog- August 27

Copied from August 27, 2015 UCONN-AAUP Newsletter. Chief Negotiator’s Message Michael Bailey, UCONN-AAUP Executive Director As previously reported to you, the administration has decided to hire a law firm to represent their interests at the negotiation table. This is the first time since collective bargaining began at UCONN in 1976...