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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Pension Re-Amortization Discussions

Governor Ned Lamont and the coalition representing state labor unions – SEBAC, have agreed to re-amortize pension debt to find between $130.7 and $140.7 million per year in budget savings. There will be no change to the pension benefits for the state employees, but the pension liability attributable to those...

SEBAC Retirement Plan Changes for 7/1/19

University of Connecticut Faculty/Staff Daily Digest Thursday, July 11, 2019   Human Resources and Benefits SEBAC Retirement Plan Changes Effective 7/1/19 The 2017 SEBAC agreement included changes to SERS retirement plans effective 7/1/19.  Specifically, employee contributions are increasing by ½% of earnings for members of SERS Tier I, II, IIA,...

E-Newsletter: May 2019

UConn-AAUP Newsletter May 1, 2019 Highlights  May 20th Rally for a Moral Budget From the Chapater President – Tom Bontly UConn-AAUP Committe W (Women) Faculty Traveling Funding Welcome President Katsouleas

Constitutional Amendments Voted on at 2019 Annual Meeting

Download:AAUP Restructuring Material and Proposed Constitutional Amendments June 17, 2019—We are pleased to announce that the AAUP will be moving forward with organizational changes after affirmative votes at last week’s AAUP annual meeting and AAUP Collective Bargaining Congress regular meeting. Both bodies voted overwhelmingly to proceed with a package of...

AAUP 2019 Awards To Honor Outstanding Faculty Activists

Georgina M. Smith Award Jennifer K. Kerns of Portland State University and Christine Blasey Ford of Palo Alto University will be each awarded the AAUP’s Georgina M. Smith Award on June 15 at the AAUP’s annual conference. The award is presented to a person or persons who has provided exceptional...

Gender Pay Equity Workshop

  UConn-AAUP Committee W (Committee on Women in Academia) Invites chapter members to our first Brown Bag Gender Pay Equity Workshop May 1, 2019, 12:30-2:00 pm Student Union, Room 304C Storrs Campus   UConn-AAUP Committee W has invited the Civil Rights Law Firm of Newkirk Zwagerman PLC to conduct a...