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

So you think you are a member of AAUP?

So you think you are a member of AAUP?

  Many faculty members assume that they are active members of the Chapter because the University deducts a portion of their paycheck for AAUP dues. Your title makes you part of the bargaining unit covered by the UConn-AAUP contract but it does not make you a member. One must opt in...

Save the Date: UConn-AAUP Luncheon 10/25

Save the Date: UConn-AAUP Luncheon 10/25

UConn-AAUP Luncheon 10/25/17  12 noon Storrs Student Union 331 

Rally For UConn: #SaveUConn

Rally For UConn: #SaveUConn

RALLY FOR UCONN Don’t Let the Legislature Steal Our Future! #SAVEUCONN WHEN: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2017    

Fall 2017 UConn-AAUP Newsletter

Fall 2017 UConn-AAUP Newsletter

Highlights Message from the President Negotiations Wrap-Up & Implementation of the New Agreement Furlough Days Professional Development Fund Membership, Membership, Membership Know Your New UConn-AAUP Talk to the UConn-AAUP First Mark Your Calendars

Latest News & Information

Chief Negotiator’s Blog #24

Chief Negotiators Blog # 24 The party’s resumed negotiations on Thursday February 2nd and we were immediately informed that Michael Eagen was leaving UCONN for a position in the Provosts Office at UMASS – Amherst. He expressed his thanks for the relationship that developed over the years working with AAUP...

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...