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UUP report (in text and attached)
« on: November 18, 2013, 02:39:23 PM »
UUP Liaison Report
John Schumacher    (jeschumacher@gmail.com)
SUNYLA Executive Board/Council
November 20, 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.

Contract Agreement
•   Contracted salary increase 11/6/13 (retroactive)
•    The contract includes new On Call/Recall benefits;
•   PEP Fast Facts Flier (Productivity Enhancement Program)
•   Fast Facts: Contract Pay Dates Flier
•   Fast Facts: Deficit Reducion Program Flier
•   Fast Facts: Part-time Employees

Benefits
•   New dental option (dental HMO) is available; enrollment period ends 12/1/13;

Advocacy
•   Take a look at the new UUP ad that has begun running; “We open doors”
•   Please go to http://uupinfo.org/legislation/advocate.php and send letters in support SUNY Downstate;
Downstate Medical
•   The “Brooklyn Hospitals Safety Net Plan,” is supported by UUP, AFT, NYSUT, CSEA and the Public Employees Federation (PEF);
•   Please take action via the site listed above and here http://savejobsatsunydownstate.org/
   

Additional Information, etc
•   UUP and the Campaign for Higher Education have released reports on MOOCs and other aspects of distance learning;
•   SUNYLA UUP Liaison participated in a panel discussion regarding performance programs and evaluations on 11/18/13;

•   The Winter 2014 Delegate Assembly – February 2,3 (Albany);

•   “UUP in the news” http://uupinfo.org/communications/news.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

Links (in this report)
•   http://uupinfo.org/negotiations/index.php
•   http://uupinfo.org/negotiations/pdf/OncallRecallTrifold4Web.pdf
•   http://uupinfo.org/negotiations/pdf/PEPfactsheet.pdf
•   http://uupinfo.org/negotiations/pdf/PayDatesFactSheetUpdated1013.pdf
•   http://uupinfo.org/negotiations/pdf/DRPfactsheet1013.pdf
•   http://uupinfo.org/negotiations/pdf/PartTimeFastFacts.pdf
•   http://uupinfo.org/benefits/pages/BTFNewDelta.php
•   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4E_BfqW-w0Y&feature=channel_video_title;autoplay=1
•   http://www.brooklynhospitalplan.org/
•   http://uupinfo.org/communications/uupdate/1314/131011.php
•   https://uuphost.org/myuup/Registration/PROF/pdf/CapitalRegionHandout2013.pdf