Update for 2/28/20 Bargaining Session

On Friday, February 28th our UAOSU bargaining team met with the administration team. The primary focus of the bargaining session was the Administration team’s Compensation counterproposal.One of many reasons we organized our union is to have a collective voice to secure working conditions that promote excellence and innovation and to protect the Read more…

Update 2/13/20 Bargaining Session

Our UAOSU bargaining team met with the Administration’s bargaining team on Thursday, February 13, 3-5pm. In our abbreviated session, UAOSU offered counter proposals on Union Rights and Management Rights. The Administration brought a Benefits counterproposal intended to address Postdoctoral Scholar and Postdoctoral Fellow health insurance. Initially, the Administration’s proposal seemed promising. The proposal struck our Read more…

Update for 2/7/20 Bargaining Session

Please plan to attend our BIG Winter Term Bargaining Session: Wednesday, February 19 9am-12pm LaSells Stewart Center Ag Science Room RSVPs are appreciated so we have plenty of coffee and doughnuts: uaosu.org/feb19barg Executive Summary: ·       UAOSU proposed a condensed Promotion & Tenure article that (1) clarifies the timeline for eligibility Read more…

Update for 1/15/20 Bargaining Session

Your UAOSU bargaining team and the administration team met 9–12 on Wednesday, January 15 in Cascades Hall. Eighteen faculty members observed the session. At this session we presented two articles – “Compensation” and “Research Support.” We also introduced an MOU on Sea Pay. The administration team presented an article on “Appointment, Read more…

Update for 12/17/19 Bargaining Session

Your UAOSU bargaining team and the administration team met 2–5 pm on Tuesday, December 17 in the LaSells Stewart Center. The session focused on the Administration team’s Compensation counter-proposal, from which three issues arose: Pay Increases: The Administration’s proposal now recognizes that all bargaining unit members should be eligible for Read more…