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Bargaining Recap for February 22

The negotiating teams for the AAUP and administration (ANT) met on February 22 for our first bargaining session of 2018 (our January session was scratched due to weather). Earlier in the month, we had sent them counter-proposals on Retrenchment and Benefits. President Birx attended this session in order to specifically address concerns over the salary… Continue reading Bargaining Recap for February 22

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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”

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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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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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Bargaining Recap for October 5

The negotiating teams for the AAUP and administration (ANT) met on October 5 in front of many colleagues who had come to show their support for our proposals. The AAUP had submitted four counter-proposals and the ANT brought a counter-proposal to the table as well. Below is a description of the proposals that were discussed,… Continue reading Bargaining Recap for October 5

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Bargaining Recap for September 21

The AAUP and administration’s negotiating teams (ANT) met on September 21. The AAUP had worked on two counter-proposals and submitted them to the ANT prior to the meeting. The ANT did not bring any counter-proposals to the table so the the session was devoted to discussion of these two important proposals: Grievance — We were… Continue reading Bargaining Recap for September 21

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Bargaining Recap for September 7

The AAUP and administration’s negotiating teams (ANT) met on September 7. We were excited to come to tentative agreement on five proposals: Appointments & Rank Academic Freedom Faculty Rights Personnel Files Safety & Health Many of these proposals required hours of discussion and numerous counter-proposals over the course of the last several months so these… Continue reading Bargaining Recap for September 7

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Bargaining Recap for July & August

The negotiating teams for the AAUP and administration (ANT) met on July 25 and again on August 10. We are pleased to report that we have made real progress in the last two sessions and go into the Fall on a mostly-positive note. Below, is a summary of most of the proposals exchanged and the discussions that followed,… Continue reading Bargaining Recap for July & August