1.7.21 Covid Bargaining Update

The UAOSU bargaining team and the administration team met 12:30–1:30 on Wednesday, December 16 on Zoom. We successfully finalized a Memorandum of Understanding regarding the impact of COVID-19 on Reviews, Promotion, and Tenure. UAOSU’s goal was to ensure that all bargaining unit members are fully informed of their right to Read more…

12.1.20 Covid Bargaining Update

The UAOSU bargaining team and the administration team met 2–3pm on Monday, November 23 on Zoom. During our previous session, administration brought a counterproposal on the subject of COVID-19 testing that was not directly responsive to our previous MOU asking to ensure testing was covered for bargaining unit faculty working Read more…

10.15.20 Drop-Off Child Care, Agreement Secured on COVID Policy Enforcement, & More!

Dear Colleagues, We are writing to share a few important updates and reminders. Including: Registration for Our Little Village child care Bargaining Update Join us for the October 16th Board of Trustees meeting at 9am Nominations are open for UAOSU Officer and Representative Assembly positions OUR LITTLE VILLAGE REGISTRATION While the administration previously communicated Read more…

10.7.20 Covid Bargaining Update

The UAOSU bargaining team and the administration team met 10–11:30 on Thursday, October 1 on Zoom to continue negotiating over the changes to our work caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The teams continued bargaining over Faculty Enforcement of COVID-19 Related Policies, with a proposal from your UAOSU team and a counterproposal from the Read more…

9.23.20 Covid Bargaining Update

Dear Colleagues, The UAOSU bargaining team and the administration team met from 2:30-4 on Thursday, September 17 on Zoom to continue negotiations over the university’s re-opening plan for fall 2020. Most of the session was dedicated to the administration’s counterproposal on our Memorandum of Understanding concerning faculty’s role in the enforcement Read more…

8.26.20 COVID Bargaining Update

The UAOSU bargaining team and the administration team met from 2:30-4 on Thursday, August 20th on Zoom. Most of our session was dedicated to a counterproposal from administration regarding faculty choice in returning to onsite/in-person work. There has been some real progress in terms of guaranteeing that faculty who can Read more…