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AAUP Bargaining Recap for May 3

The negotiating teams for the administration and the PSU-AAUP met on May 3. The AAUP brought a counter-proposal for Salary. It was rejected by the administration. The ANT brought no new proposals for Benefits, Retrenchment, or Agency Fees. However, after seeing our original draft recap of the session, President Birx–and Dean Mears and Julie Bernier… Continue reading AAUP Bargaining Recap for May 3

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AAUP Bargaining Recap for April 19

The negotiating teams for the administration and the PSU-AAUP met on April 19. Because we had brought three new counter-proposals the previous week, the AAUP had no proposals to bring this time. The Administration’s Negotiating Team offered a counter-proposal for Salary, but nothing for Benefits or Retrenchment. Below is a summary of our discussion: Salary… Continue reading AAUP Bargaining Recap for April 19

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AAUP Bargaining Recap for April 12

The negotiating teams for the administration and the PSU-AAUP met on April 12. Below is a summary of the topics and proposals discussed: Salary (AAUP) – The administration’s last offer was a 1% raise this year, followed by 1.5% raises in the next two years. They also offered to set aside .5% of the total… Continue reading AAUP Bargaining Recap for April 12

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AAUP financial analysis of PSU and USNH

The Plymouth State University AAUP has a new analysis of PSU and USNH finances. On the bright side, the data indicate our financial position is more solid than it may have seemed. However, the report indicates investing in the classroom is a low priority for PSU. One of the benefits of belonging to the AAUP is… Continue reading AAUP financial analysis of PSU and USNH

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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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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