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UUP report (in text and attached)
« on: March 18, 2013, 02:12:53 PM »
UUP Liaison Report
John Schumacher    (jeschumacher@gmail.com)
SUNYLA Executive Board/Council
March 22, 2013


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.

Tentative Contract Agreement
•   UUP and NYS have reached a tentative contract agreement; see http://uupinfo.org/communications/uupdate/1213/130219N.php and http://uupinfo.org/negotiations/pdf/TentativeAgreement20112016.pdf for additional information about specific provisions in the tentative agreement;
•   The UUP Negotiations Team are visiting all chapters to discuss the proposed contract; see http://uupinfo.org/negotiations/index.php for the schedule;
•   All members will receive detailed information about the contract prior to voting; for more information about the vote and contact for more information, see http://uupinfo.org/communications/uupdate/1213/130304N.php
•   Thanks to the UUP Negotiations Team for their service.

2013 Advocacy
•   Please go to http://uupinfo.org/legislation/advocate.php and send letters in support of SUNY funding and in support of the SUNY hospitals;
•   “UUP got more good news with the chancellor’s decision to withdraw SUNY’s proposed Resource Allocation Model (RAM), which would have cut the amount of state funds SUNY doles out to 20 of the 29 state-operated campuses.  The chancellor told lawmakers that UUP was among the ‘stakeholders’ to whom SUNY listened in reaching the decision to drop RAM” http://uupinfo.org/voice/mar/1213/0313Voice4Web.pdf

Elections
•   UUP President Phil Smith has announced that he will not be running for re-election; statewide elections will be held at the Spring 2013 Delegate Assembly.

Hurricane Sandy   
•   For information on receiving help or providing help, please see http://www.uupinfo.org/communications/uupdate/1213/pdf/Disaster%20Relief%20Resource%20Sheet_1.pdf and http://www.uupinfo.org/communications/uupdate/1213/121101.php;
Support Downstate Medical
•   Please take action via the site listed above and here http://savejobsatsunydownstate.org/
  

Additional Information, etc
•   “UUP to lawmakers: SUNY needs more than tuition hikes, additional funds for teaching hospitals” http://uupinfo.org/communications/2013releases/130211.php
•   “UUP president, SUNY Downstate physician urge legislative committee to save SUNY Downstate Medical Center and University Hospital “ http://uupinfo.org/communications/2013releases/130208A.php
•   UUP, state reach tentative contract
http://thedailystar.com/localnews/x1525015814/UUP-state-reach-tentative-contract
•   “Cash muscle in SUNY arms”
http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Cash-muscle-in-SUNY-arms-4360494.php


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
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