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UUP Liaison report
« on: September 02, 2010, 10:20:35 AM »
Report (below) and attached.

UUP Liaison Report
John Schumacher    (
SUNYLA Executive Board/Council
September 10, 2010

United University Professions (UUP) is the union representing more than 34,000 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.

Negotiations Process
•   Jaime Dangler (Cortland) has been designated by UUP President Phil Smith as Chief Negotiator for the next round of contract negotiations;
•   Campus visits are being scheduled to received input from UUP members on bargaining priorities for the next contract;  a survey to the membership will also be used to receive input.

Salary Increases
•   The final across-the-board salary increase (4%)  has been received (July 2, 2010 or September 1, 2010 time frame); see section 20.8a of the current agreement;
•   The current contract includes one more round of discretionary salary increases (1% of payroll).

•   The finalized state budget did not include SUNY budget restorations nor did it include any action on the SUNY flex legislation;
•   UUP commends legislature on resisting pressure to pass PHEEIA
•   UUP encourages continued vigilance in regard to possible re-introduction of PHEEIA.

Dependent Care Advantage Account
•   Enrollment period for DCCA is September 20, 2010 to November 15, 2010; see for more information;

UUP 2010 Annual Report to Members
Upcoming Meeting/Events
•   UUP Fall 2010 Delegate Assembly (Buffalo) September 30 – October 1;
•    March on Washington; March for Jobs (Washington DC) October 2, 2010;

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

518-640-6698 (fax)
866-812-9446 (fax)