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04.05.24 – Bargaining Update

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The UAOSU bargaining team and the administration team met at 10am on Wednesday, April 3 at the LaSells Stewart Center. The administration team passed counterproposals on Management Rights; Totality of the Agreement; Separability; Personnel Records; and Health, Safety, Facilities, and Work Site. We passed counterproposals on Union Rights and Dues Deductions. We continue […]

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03.07.24 Bargaining update – Expanding research support programs and access to Flexible Work Arrangements

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The UAOSU bargaining team and the administration team met at 1pm on Monday, March 4 in the Ag Leaders Room at the LaSells Stewart Center. We passed 2 new articles and 1 revised proposal to the administration team, and they responded to 1 of our earlier proposals with a counter.   UPCOMING SESSIONS

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02.28.24 Bargaining update – Strengthening workload policies and protections

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The UAOSU bargaining team and the administration team met twice last week. Over these two sessions, we passed 4 proposals, including Position Descriptions and Workload and Leaves. We received 6 counterproposals from the administration team.  UPCOMING SESSIONS Use the links below to add these to your calendar. Mon. March 4: 1-4pm (LaSells Stewart

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02.20.24 Bargaining Update – More Job Security for Non-Tenure Track Faculty

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The UAOSU bargaining team and the administration team met twice last week at the LaSells Stewart Center, on Wednesday, February 14 and Friday, February 16.  We passed 7 articles to the administration team, including our proposal to replace fixed-term appointments for non-tenure track faculty with the expectation of continuous employment. The administration team

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02.08.24 And so it begins!

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Your bargaining team and the administration team met from  2-4 on Friday, February 2 at the Cascade Hall. We passed 2 articles to the administration team, and they returned 3 articles from our previous session. We reached a Tentative Agreement on one article: Notices.   UPCOMING SESSIONS Use the links below to add

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01.22.24 – Contract negotiations begin tomorrow (Jan 23) at 10am!

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY UAOSU and the administration have finalized ground rules and will begin bargaining our contract reopener on Tuesday, January 23, 10am – 2pm at the LaSells Stewart Center.  —   Your UAOSU bargaining team and the administration team bargained ground rules over 3 sessions: December 1, December 15, and January 19. At last week’s

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8.18.23 Agreement Reached on the Creation of the Professor of Teaching Category

Dear Colleagues, Your bargaining team met with the administration’s team on Thursday, August 17 and signed a Letter of Agreement (LOA) on the creation of a new Professor of Teaching category. Background  The Faculty Senate voted to recommend creation of this new fixed-term professorial category, which includes a majority of duties in instruction but also includes an expectation

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