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 – 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...

Member Legislative Liaisons

The UConn-AAUP is looking to form a deeper relationship with State of Connecticut legislators that go beyond the use of a union lobbyist. The Member Legislative Liaison Program intends to augment the UConn-AAUP legislative presence in Hartford by establishing a constituency-based presence from faculty members home district. The program’s goal is...

“Business of Amateurs” Film/Panel

On Wednesday, November 2nd, at 4:00 PM, The UConn American Association of University Professors (AAUP), together with the Sport Management Department, the Economics Department, eCampus, the UConn Humanities Institute, and the Storrs Economics Club will gather to view “Business of Amateurs,” a film examining the role of athletics in an...

Chief Negotiator’s Blog #20

Chief Negotiator’s Blog #20 On October 5, 2016, your negotiating team resumed negotiations with the administrations team at 9:00 AM in the Depot Campus. Due to a sabbatical leave and a retirement, out team now consists of Gene Salorio (Management), Tom Peters (Computer Science & Engineering), Evelyn Simien (Political Science),...

Nominations for UConn-AAUP Executive Committee – 2017

      NOMINEES FOR UCONN-AAUP ANNUAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ELECTION – 2017   UConn-AAUP Chapter invites member nominations and self-nominations to stand for election to the UConn-AAUP Executive Committee.  We seek a wide diversity of UConn-AAUP members from different disciplines, points of view, and status of employment.  We seek members...

Are you registered to vote?

We encourage all UConn-AAUP members to register to vote and vote on Tuesday November 8.  Register to vote online at the Secretary of the State’s website at Register to Vote Find your polling place In Connecticut, you can register to vote the same day as the election. Election Day Registration Election Day...