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UUP report
« on: June 13, 2011, 11:21:46 AM »
UUP report here and attached.

UUP Liaison Report
John Schumacher    (jeschumacher@gmail.com)
SUNYLA Executive Board/Council
June 15, 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
•   Please urge your legislator to support a supplemental budget bill for SUNY http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/1846/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=6451
•   SUNY operating budget cut by $100,000,000 (10%);
•   The one piece of good news - $60 million restored to SUNY hospitals; thank you for your advocacy efforts!

Advocacy
•   Fund a peoples’ budget by extending the “Millionaire’s Tax” http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/1846/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=6451

Negotiations Process
•   See http://uupinfo.org/negotiations/index.html for information and updates;
•   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;

NYSUNY2020
•   Statement by President Phil Smith on NYSUNY2020 http://uupinfo.org/communications/uupdate/110525p.html
•   UUP press release on NYSUNY2020 http://uupinfo.org/communications/release11/110606.html
•   Send an online letter to NY legislators urging them to reject NYSUNY 2020
•   http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/1846/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=6923






Additional Information, etc
•   Phil Smith re-elected as UUP President: http://uupinfo.org/communications/release11/110509.html
•   “Under Scrutiny, Official at State University Resigns” http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/04/nyregion/john-oconnor-suny-official-in-bruno-case-resigns.html
•   Schumacher steps down as chapter president (after 12+ years) http://www.uupsysadm.org/#topic_1



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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