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Negotiations Information Available to Members

We are excited about our preparations for this round of negotiations and about our efforts to better engage UUP members in our negotiations process. 

The negotiations information is available in the Members Only section of the UUP website.  Go to United University Professions ( Click on “Members Only” on the Member drop down bar and follow the directions in the ‘Members Only portal” for logging in.

Virtual Student Debt Clinics

Need Help Managing Your Student Loan Debt?

Join us for the UUP Student Debt Clinic, a workshop exclusively for UUP members. This workshop will help you understand the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program and Income-Driven Repayment Plans.

Sign up for the next virtual clinic at:

UUP Statewide New Employee Orientation

Sign up for your UUP New Employee Orientation “NEOs at Noon” Webinars available every Wednesday at 12 pm.

Learn about your UUP benefits, sign up for dental and vision coverage, and hear more about the benefits of being a UUP member.

Register at:

Are You a Member?

Check Pay Stub To Make Sure

To be a member of the union, your paycheck must say “UUP Member” under “Deductions.”


Fredonia Chapter Election Results

Congratulations to the 2021-2023 elected Officers and Delegates!

The results of the chapter election have been posted at:

2021 Fredonia Chapter Elections


Christopher Taverna – Chapter President and Delegate

Ziya Arnavut – Chapter President and Delegate

Cynthia Smith – Vice President for Academics and Delegate

Melissa Hooper – Vice President for Professionals

Michael Clarkson-Hendrix – Secretary

Lei Huang – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer

Reneta Barneva – Grievance Chair for Academics

Gregory Cole – Officer for Contingents

Anne Fearman – Officer for Contingents

Joy Bilharz – Officer for Retirees


Wear red every Friday, for labor solidarity!

If you share pictures of yourself in red on social media please tag UUPFredonia
and use the hashtags #RedForEd and #UnionStrong

Here are our chapter social media pages:

UUP Contract Information Center

The current working contract between UUP and the state of New York runs from 2016-2022. Pertinent information regarding the contract itself, bargaining process, and any other related details are available from this link,

2019 Salary Compression

The 2016-2022 NYS/UUP contract includes an historic agreement to establish four annual salary pools, each 0.5% of the total basic annual salaries at each campus, for distribution to eligible UUP-represented employees to address salary compression and inversion. Read more.

2020 Productivity Enhancement Program

The updated PEP Fast Facts flier is available here.

Hurry, the deadline to enroll is Nov. 15, 2019!