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...

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Update on UConn Admin. Pay Raises

7/11 As reported in the Connecticut Mirror on July 8, 2016 CT Mirror 7-8-16 Bowing to pressure from legislative leaders, University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst late Friday announced three top staff members who have received hefty, multi-year pay raises or bonuses will forgo part of those increases. “These employees are critical to the...

Contract Extension Agreement

As per Connecticut State Statute 527a, UConn-AAUP and the UCONN Administration came to agreement on the terms for an extension to the collective bargaining agreement. The agreement was approved by the Board of Trustees at the June 29, 2016 meeting. Those terms include extending all provisions of the expiring contract at...

2016 AAUP Annual Meeting: Censure and Sanction Actions

Faculty members and staff from the UConn-AAUP attended the 102nd Annual meeting of the AAUP in Washington, DC. Among other business, the delegation voted on imposing censure at two universities and removed censure from another two colleges. Most notably, censure was removed from Grove City College (Pennsylvania) having been initially...

SEBAC Ltr to Legislators re. Layoff Misrepresentation

The attached letter has been sent to the legislative leadership in both chambers to correct a misrepresentation that SEBAC turned down an offer from the state administration that would have avoided or reduced the layoff of public service workers. No such offer was made to SEBAC leadership by the administration.

Chief Negotiator’s Blog Session #19

April 28, 2016 For the first time in over one month, UConn-AAUP and the administration met on April 26, 2016 for three hours of negotiations. We made several attempts to secure other negotiating dates during the months of March and April without success. Thanks go out to Professor Trudi Bird...