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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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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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AAUP Bargaining Recap for June 15

The negotiating teams for the administration and the PSU-AAUP met on June 15. Below is a summary of the topics and proposals discussed: Shared Governance – Knowing that more faculty than ever are being asked to volunteer for service initiatives over the summer and fall–and that many of the deadlines for such roles were approaching… Continue reading AAUP Bargaining Recap for June 15

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May Bargaining Recap

The AAUP and administration’s negotiating teams met on May 5 and again on May 25. Below, is a summary of most of the proposals exchanged and the discussions that followed, organized by topic. Shared Governance The administration has not revisited the issue of the role of Shared Governance at PSU. We asked them for an… Continue reading May Bargaining Recap

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April 13 Bargaining Recap

The AAUP and administration’s negotiating teams met on April 13. Because shared governance and workload are such critical issues to the faculty, the room was full-to-capacity with our colleagues. Below, is a summary of what we discussed, followed by our opening remarks regarding the importance of Shared Governance and Workload: Article: Union Rights Status We signed a tentative… Continue reading April 13 Bargaining Recap

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January 23 bargaining session recap

We met with the the Administration Negotiating Team (ANT) on Monday, January 23, and had a very collegial and productive session. I wanted to send a brief description of what we talked about, preceded by an overview of the process for those of you (like us) who are new to the bargaining process. I will… Continue reading January 23 bargaining session recap