Telecommuting Policy Extended

Dear Colleagues, We have been advised through UUP Central that SUNY’s Telecommuting Policy has been extended in its current form through June 30, 2025. UUP has been actively pushing management to meaningfully improve the policy to benefit our members and will continue to do so. In Solidarity, Ken KernChapter PresidentUUP Buffalo Center

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Reminder: Buffalo Pride Parade & Buffalo Bisons Game

Buffalo Pride Parade Your UUP Buffalo Center Chapter has registered to participate in Buffalo’s Pride Parade scheduled for June 2nd, and are looking forward to your participation! This year’s Buffalo Pride Parade “Now’s The Time,” fits in perfectly with our broader goals of inclusion, diversity, and advocacy for ALL members of the Buffalo Center and broader […]

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Buffalo Bisons Baseball Interest

Dear Colleagues, Your UUP Buffalo Center Chapter is interested in coordinating a summer event for Members and their families with the Buffalo Bisons AAA Baseball team.  Specifically, we are looking to offer Members the opportunity to purchase tickets at a discounted rate based on a group discount and the total number of tickets we reserve. […]


Fair Funding Card Campaign

Dear Colleagues, Your UUP Buffalo Center Chapter is participating in a Statewide effort to call upon the SUNY Board of Trustees to properly allocate operating funds to resolve campus deficits. The 2023-2024 New York State budget provided an additional $163 million in operating funds for SUNY – a solid increase that would have alleviated our […]


UUP WINS! – NYS Fiscal Year 2024-25 Budget

Dear Colleagues, Please see the following from UUP Statewide President, Fred Kowal concerning the recently approved New York State Budget “After a delay of several weeks, we have a New York State budget.  As discussed on the call today, UUP was quite successful in achieving some of our major goals.  Foremost among these successes, is […]

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Join the 2024 Spring Buffalo Member Organizing Institute (MOI)

Dear Colleagues, You are invited to participate in the UUP/NYSUT – 2024 Spring Buffalo Member Organizing Institute (MOI) where we will focus on the recruitment of non-members from the three (3) Buffalo chapters. UUP has worked closely with NYSUT to develop an opportunity for UUP member organizers to receive tools and training to recruit new […]

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Brooklyn Needs Downstate: Experts Discuss the Consequences of Closing SUNY Downstate Hospital, Brooklyn’s Public Teaching Hospital

Dear Colleagues, Please see the following information from Statewide President,  Fred Kowal with regards to the crisis we face at SUNY Downstate Hospital: Dear Colleagues: Please join us for a crucial discussion on the far-reaching implications that SUNY’s closure plan for SUNY Downstate Hospital will have on healthcare services, community-wellbeing, and medical education. UUP will […]

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UUP Roadshow: Libraries

Dear Colleagues, Your UUP Buffalo Center will be hosting a meeting for those interested in learning more about UUP with the University Libraries: Tuesday, March 26th12:00 – 1:00 pmLunch will be provided.Lockwood Library Lunchroom (basement of Lockwood Library With most of the university libraries undergoing significant change in the next seven years, this is also […]

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Need Help Managing Your Student Loan Debt?

Dear Colleagues, Please see the following from Statewide Secretary/Treasurer Jeri O’Bryan-Losee: Over 12 million people in the United States are struggling to make their monthly student loan payments, and millions more see economic and personal opportunities pass as they prioritize paying down their debt. Does this sound like you or someone you know?  Many of […]

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UUP – Pre-Retirement Workshops – February

Dear Colleagues, UUP’s popular monthly Pre-Retirement Workshops are scheduled February 13th and 15th, 2024. The part 1 workshop will take place on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, at 7:00pm which will cover Healthcare/Medicare. The part 2 workshop will take place on Thursday, February 15, 2024, at 7:00pm which will cover union benefits (dental & vision) UUP […]