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UUP report
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UUP Liaison Report
John Schumacher    (
SUNYLA Executive Board/Council
November 19, 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
•   See for information and updates regarding the current negotiations preparation and process;
•   UUP members should have received notice of an online survey to gather input on the next contract; other options for your input include this web form -
•   Jason Torre (Librarian/Archivist Stony Brook) is a member of the Librarians Committee (A48) as well as the UUP Negotiations Team; Jason can be reached at

SUNY Budget
•   Additional SUNY budget cuts have been announced ($23 million across SUNY); UUP chapters are asked to organize visits to legislators at their local offices to emphasize that no more cuts can be sustained.

New York State Theater Institute
•   “Statement by UUP President Phillip H. Smith regarding NYSTI Board’s decision to suspend operations”
•   Please consider supporting theater education and your UUP brothers and sisters at NYSTI -

NYS Balance
•   Information resource and referral service, NYS Balance ( ) will “sunset” with current agreement and until a subsequent agreement which includes NYS Balance is approved).

Family Leave Compendium
•   Available soon will be a Family Leave Compendium that spells out benefits/rights in these areas as they relate to the contract, Board of Trustees’ policies, federal and state law.

Additional Information, etc
•   “UUP blasts SUNY officers’ raises, executive perks”
•   “Research group told to follow FOIL”
•   “SUNY Central closed by flood”

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

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