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Campus Equity Week Begins Oct. 23

This year, Campus Equity Week is Oct. 23-27. There is also a National Day of Action, set for Oct. 31. The main point of CEW is to remind students, administrators and permanent or tenure-track sisters and brothers about the contributions of contingent employees, and the precarious situation of contingents in higher education—including low pay, the lack of job security, and working conditions.

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DCAA and PEP Sunset

The open enrollment period for the 2018 Flex Spending Accounts (Health Care Spending Account and Dependent Care Advantage Account) has begun and will continue through November 6, 2017. UUP members are eligible to enroll in these pre-tax savings programs.

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Determined to Have a Voice

United University Professions (UUP) was founded in 1973 by university professionals determined to have a voice on things like workplace safety, policies, wages and benefits. They knew their greatest strength was in their numbers, and banded together with an initial membership of 3,500.

In the more than four decades since, United University Professions has grown exponentially, becoming America’s largest higher education union. More than 35,000 members strong, UUP is a powerful ally for university professionals, demanding respect and fair treatment with the voice of thousands. (more…)

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Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich explains the importance of unions.

UUP Exists for Your Benefit

United University Professions (UUP) fights for competitive salaries, health benefits, job security, workplace safety and fair treatment for its members. It is the only organization designated to negotiate with New York State on behalf of SUNY’s academic and professional employees.

Without the negotiating power forged by tens of thousands of united workers, UUP members would have very little, if any, say on the terms and conditions of their employment. In short, they would be powerless to affect how they’re treated and compensated – and would simply have to hope for the best. (more…)