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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

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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