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John Schumacher

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UUP report
« on: March 09, 2011, 10:18:59 AM »
Hello.

UUP report (below and attached).
John
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UUP Liaison Report
John Schumacher    (Central@uupmail.org)
SUNYLA Executive Board/Council
March 11, 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, Empire State College, and the New York State Theatre Institute. UUP is affiliated with the New York State United Teachers and the American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO.


SUNY Budget
•   Proposed cuts to SUNY – 10%; elimination of the hospital subsidy; potential for additional cuts to HSCs (Medicaid panel);
•   “Think Ahead – Invest in Higher Ed!”

Advocacy
•   Please advocate for SUNY; check with local leadership and then sign up to speak with your legislators https://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=dFl5UTdUN3cyeVR6T1lKRlg4U0NSYlE6MQ
•   Call to Action! http://www.uupinfo.org/   Fax your legislators.
•   Please sign petition and share with your friends and family – http://savesuny.org

Negotiations Process
•   All provisions of the NYS-UUP Agreement (other than those with specific dates) remain in effect if there is no agreed upon contract on July 1, 2011;

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

Exit Survey
•   Please remind folks to fill out the exit survey - http://sunyla.org/forms/exitsurvey.htm

Family Leave Compendium
•   Family Leave Compendium http://www.uupinfo.org/reports/FLWLSguide012611v11.pdf





NYS Balance
•   Information resource and referral service, NYS Balance (http://www.nysbalance.ny.gov/ ) will “sunset” with current agreement and until a subsequent agreement which includes NYS Balance is approved).




Additional Information, etc
•   “UUP: SUNY can’t take further cuts; reject flexibility proposals” http://www.uupinfo.org/communications/release11/110210.html
•   “Union tells state to ‘Think ahead, invest in higher ed’
UUP members rally at state Capitol, protest SUNY budget cuts” http://www.uupinfo.org/communications/release11/110204.html   
•    “UUP resolution in support of WI workers” http://www.uupinfo.org/uup_wisconsin_resolution.html 
•   “UUP stands with Wisconsin public employees” http://www.uupinfo.org/communications/uupdate/110302.html
•   Go to http://uupinfo.org  to see print/tv ads in support of SUNY and against additional budget cuts.




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