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Opportunity to Meet With Chief Contract Negotiator

Dear Colleagues, We received word that Mr. Bret Benjamin, Chief Contract Negotiator for UUP, will be available to meet with individuals at your UUP Buffalo Center Chapter Office (The Commons, Suite 108) on: Wednesday, March 8th 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. If you would like to schedule a time to meet with Bret, please sign up […]

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UUP Individual Development Award Applications Now Being Accepted through 2/17/2023

Dear Colleagues, The Governor’s Office of Employee Relations (GOER) and United University Professions (UUP) announced the allocation of funds for Individual Development Awards (IDA), and the committee is now accepting a second round of application submissions for activity between July 2, 2022, and March 31, 2023. This program is intended to assist eligible employees in the […]

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2/6: General Membership Meeting

Dear Colleagues, Your UUP Buffalo Center Chapter will be hosting a General Membership Meeting utilizing the Zoom platform.  This meeting is scheduled for Monday, February 6th, 12:00 – 2:00 pm ——————————————————————————————– AGENDA 1. Welcome – Ken   – Announcements         i. Introductions of New Officers    – Chapter Elections Update2. Chapter Budget – Kevin Ragland     – Vote on […]

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Addendum – 2022 Compression Report Form

Dear Colleagues, In follow up to the 2022 DSI/Compression List sent out earlier this week, the following information is being shared with you regarding the 2022 Compression distribution for the university. In addition, an example of How to Determine How Much Your Salary is Compressed is attached. 2022 Campus Compression Report Form The purpose of […]

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Extension of Telecommuting Program

Dear Colleagues, Over the Holiday break, the Chapter received word that the telecommuting pilot program has been extended through June 30, 2023.  In Solidarity, Ken KernChapter PresidentUUP Buffalo Center

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Anticipated DSI/Compression Award Notices

Dear Colleagues, It is anticipated that Award Letters for DSI/Compression will go out on December 19th.   The pay date for those receiving DSI and/or Compression will be January 4th.   In Solidarity, Ken KernChapter PresidentUUP Buffalo Center

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Reminder: General Membership Meeting

Dear Colleagues, Your UUP Buffalo Center Chapter will be hosting a General Membership Meeting utilizing the Zoom platform. This meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 14th, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.. This meeting will review and discuss current contract negotiations. UUP Chief Negotiator Bret Benjamin will be presenting. Please note the change to the start time (11:30 a.m.). RSVP […]

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New Negotiations Bulletin

Please see the following from Statewide President, Fred Kowal: Dear Colleagues, The latest Negotiations Bulletin is now available on the Members’ Only website, as is a video recording from our recent Town Hall contract sessions. The November bulletin provides an overview of proposals presented by both UUP and the State during our most recent bargaining session.  UUP presented a […]

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Vacation Cap Extension

Dear Colleagues, Please see the following from Statewide President, Mr. Fred Kowal: Dear Colleagues, I am extremely pleased to inform you that the NYS Office of Employee Relations has again agreed to suspend the January 1 40-day vacation credit cap contained in Article 23.2(d) of the 2016-2022 State/UUP Agreement.   As you will recall, two similar […]

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Contingent Faculty Negotiations Town Halls Happening this Week

Dear Colleagues, Please see the following from UUP Statewide President, Mr. Fred Kowal: Colleagues, Contract negotiations are underway, and we want to make sure that every UUP member is educated and involved. Please join us for an upcoming Contingent Faculty Negotiations Town Hall to learn about the status of UUP/New York State contract negotiations and ask […]