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...

Latest News & Information

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.

Chief Negotiator’s Blog #21

Chief Negotiator’s Blog 21 UConn-AAUP negotiating team met with the administration on November 9th and 11th for 3 hours each session. On November 9th, UConn-AAUP opened the session by presenting a counter proposal package on Articles 5, 10 and 16. For Article 5, we proposed to broadened the number of...

Post Election Statement from UConn-AAUP

    The University of Connecticut (UConn)-AAUP stands in support of the recent declaration and pledge of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) and the AAUP Collective Bargaining Congress (AAUP-CBC).   Following a historically divisive election and its surprising outcome, many members of the AAUP find themselves wondering how...