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UUP report
« on: September 16, 2011, 02:13:09 PM »
UUP report - here and attached
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UUP Liaison Report
John Schumacher    (jeschumacher@gmail.com)
SUNYLA Executive Board/Council
September 23, 2011


United University Professions (UUP) is the union representing more than 35,000 academic and professional faculty on 29 State University of New York campuses, plus System Administration and Empire State College. UUP is affiliated with the New York State United Teachers, the American Federation of Teachers, the National Education Association and the AFL-CIO.


Contract Negotiations
•   See http://uupinfo.org/negotiations/index.html for information and updates;
•   UUP and NYS negotiating proposal information is available at
http://www.uupinfo.org/negotiations/UUPStateProposals091211.pdf
•   Vis-à-vis the state’s proposed new article – “Deficit Reduction Leave” aka employee furloughs;
•   All provisions of the 2007-2011 NYS-UUP Agreement (other than those with specific dates) remain in effect.

Contract
•   The current agreement includes one more round of discretionary salary increases.

Annual Report
•   The 2011 UUP Annual Report to the Membership is available at
http://www.uupinfo.org/reports/AnnualReport2011final.pdf

Technology Issues Survey on Distance Learning
•   “United University Professions is committed to determining the effects of distance and online education on our members and their workload”;  Please take the survey at
http://uupinfo.org/cgi-bin/rws5.pl?FORM=TICsurvey

Additional Information, etc
•   For information about the NYSUNY2020 legislation, see the Annual Report link (above) and http://www.sbstatesman.com/tuition-hikes-monitored-f%C2%AEom-suny-2020786
•   “Statement from UUP President Phillip H. Smith on Campus Alliance Networks” http://www.uupinfo.org/communications/release11/110804.html
•   “SUNY Canton holds picket against merger, replacing Kennedy” http://www.watertowndailytimes.com/article/20110901/NEWS05/709019843


Additional Information, etc (continued)
•   John Marino (formerly VP for Professionals) is now Associate Director of Field Services for UUP;
•   J. Philippe Abraham has been appointed as Acting Vice President for Professionals; there will be an election for the remainder of the VP’s term at the 2011 Fall Delegate Assembly;
•   UUP Fall Delegate Assembly (in Albany September 23-24, 2011);
•   Good photo! Dave (Ritchie of Cortland) http://uupinfo.org/communications/uupdate/110906.html


Mailing Address:
United University Professions
P.O. Box 15143
Albany, NY 12212-5143

Telephone:
800-342-4206
518-640-6600
518-640-6698 (fax)
866-812-9446 (fax)

Email:
input@uupinfo.org

Web:
http://www.uupinfo.org