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NYSHIP RATES & DEADLINES FOR 2019

The Option Transfer Period is here!  Choose Your Health Insurance Option for 2019.  DEADLINE is January 18, 2019.    For more information… click here.

Are You a Member?

Check your pay stub to make sure!  To be a member of the union, your paycheck must say “UUP Member” under “Deductions.”  For more info…click here

Adoption Advantage Account

The Adoption Advantage Account allows eligible UUP-represented employees the opportunity to set aside pre-tax deductions for expenses related to adopting a child.  The open enrollment period for the 2019 Adoption Advantage Account runs through Dec. 11, 2018.  To read more… AdoptionAAFastFacts2018

UUP: Focused on Families

UUP IS FAMILY STRONG! From negotiating fair wages and protections that safeguard employees on the job, and excellent medical, vision and dental care for members and their families, your union family supports you and your loved ones.  Read more…Union Family  

GIVE to the UUP College Scholarship Fund through the State Employees Federated Appeal!

It’s easy to do.  When you receive the SEFA Pledge and Payroll Deduction Authorization form in you paycheck, simply enter charity #50-00478.  Your donation will help SUNY undergraduate and post baccalaureate students fulfill their dreams of college.  For more information go to http://www.sefanys.org    

NYSHIP RATES & DEADLINES FOR 2019

The Option Transfer Period is here!  Choose Your Health Insurance Option for 2019.  DEADLINE is January 18, 2019.    For more information… click here.

Are You a Member?

Check your pay stub to make sure!  To be a member of the union, your paycheck must say “UUP Member” under “Deductions.”  For more info…click here

Adoption Advantage Account

The Adoption Advantage Account allows eligible UUP-represented employees the opportunity to set aside pre-tax deductions for expenses related to adopting a child.  The open enrollment period for the 2019 Adoption Advantage Account runs through Dec. 11, 2018.  To read more… AdoptionAAFastFacts2018

UUP: Focused on Families

UUP IS FAMILY STRONG!

From negotiating fair wages and protections that safeguard employees on the job, and excellent medical, vision and dental care for members and their families, your union family supports you and your loved ones.  Read more…Union Family

 

GIVE to the UUP College Scholarship Fund through the State Employees Federated Appeal!

It’s easy to do.  When you receive the SEFA Pledge and Payroll Deduction Authorization form in you paycheck, simply enter charity #50-00478.  Your donation will help SUNY undergraduate and post baccalaureate students fulfill their dreams of college.  For more information go to http://www.sefanys.org

 

 

UUP Dependent Scholarship Program

A new UUP Benefit Trust Fund Scholarship Program is now available for undergraduate students starting with the Fall 2018 semester and running through the Spring 2022 semester.  Scholarships of $500 per semester are available for eligible dependents of active, UUP-represented SUNY employees.

Read more…Scholarship Program 

Panel talks county education challenges

observer photoFrom attendance issues to staffing shortages, panelists at the Nov. 9, 2018 UUP Fredonia Chapter forum discussed the challenges that Chautauqua County educators are facing.  The eight panelists who met at SUNY Fredonia explored these issues and also discussed ways in which they are currently being addressed or could be addressed in the future.  The Observer article is available here.

 

View the latest issue of The Echo

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Read The Echo here.

Several of our delegates are on the cover!

Derrik Decker shows Union Solidarity on page 4.

Ziya Arnavut is featured in Spotlight Shines on UUPers – page 15

 

Panel at college considers regional job dilemma

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Ziya Arnavut, Ph.D., president of the United University Professions Fredonia chapter hosted a panel discussion on jobs and training at SUNY Fredonia on November 9th. “I hope this panel can give us some possible solutions that we can work with to do something good for our population, because we want education to grow, jobs to grow and this region to, economically, thrive as opposed to dying down every day.”     You can read the Observer article here.

UUP Dependent Care Advantage Account New Employer Contribution

NEW EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTION

The new 2016-2022 Agreement between UUP and New York State includes an employer contribution to Dependent Care Advantage Accounts (DCAAccount) for UUP-represented employees who are enrolled as DCAAccount participants for the 2018 plan year.  Read more…DCAA 2018