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PSU-AAUP holds a two-day “Grade-In”

December 13, 2017 — Dr. Jeremiah Duncan delivered a petition to Plymouth State University President, Donald Birx, today, with the¬†signatures of more than 270 students and staff voicing their support for the PSU-AAUP and endorsing the union’s efforts to negotiate a contract that stresses¬†fairness, clarity, and transparency in their workload, compensation, and other working conditions.… Continue reading PSU-AAUP holds a two-day “Grade-In”

Bargaining · Salary · Shared Governance · Uncategorized · Update

Bargaining Recap for December 7

The negotiating teams for the AAUP and administration (ANT) met on December 7 for our last bargaining session of 2017. Having just met a week ago (when we signed three agreements), both sides brought just one counter-proposal. Below is a description of the proposals that were discussed, followed by a list of the proposals that… Continue reading Bargaining Recap for December 7

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Bargaining Recap for November 30

The negotiating teams for the AAUP and administration (ANT) met on November 30. It was a long afternoon in which we discussed several important proposals and actually closed the books on three. Below is a description of the proposals that were discussed, followed by a list of the proposals that have been resolved and those… Continue reading Bargaining Recap for November 30

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Bargaining Recap for November 16

The negotiating teams for the AAUP and administration (ANT) met on November 16. The ANT had brought several counter-proposals and most of the meeting was spent discussing these proposals. Below is a brief description of the proposals that were discussed, followed by a list of the proposals that have been resolved and those that are… Continue reading Bargaining Recap for November 16

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Recap of November 16 Bargaining Session

The negotiating teams for the AAUP and administration (ANT) met on November 16. The ANT had brought several counter-proposals and most of the meeting was spent discussing these proposals. Below is a brief description of the proposals that were discussed, followed by a list of the proposals that have been resolved and those that are… Continue reading Recap of November 16 Bargaining Session

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Bargaining Recap for October 26

The negotiating teams for the AAUP and administration (ANT) met on October 26. It was an exciting afternoon as we closed the books on two proposals and re-opened negotiations on an article we had been told the administration would not discuss. To the latter point, President Birx has agreed to re-open talks on a Shared… Continue reading Bargaining Recap for October 26

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October 17 Meeting with President Birx

On October 17, 2017, Jeremiah Duncan (PSU-AAUP President), Scott Coykendall (PSU-AAUP Lead Negotiator), and Cathie LeBlanc (PSU-AAUP Communication Chair) met with President Birx at his request. The President had originally requested a meeting with Jeremiah and later invited Scott. In discussing this, the PSU-AAUP Executive Committee decided that Cathie should also attend as Communication Chair.… Continue reading October 17 Meeting with President Birx