Members of United University Professions, the union that represents more than 35,000 academic and professional faculty at State University of New York (SUNY) state-operated campuses, resoundingly ratified a new six-year contract with New York state.
Janus v. AFSCME is a sham, a thinly veiled plot to subjugate workers and destroy the unions that fight for fair wages, benefits and dignified retirements for working families.
UUP President Frederick E. Kowal, Ph.D., called on the state Legislature to commit to a strong investment in SUNY by hiring more full-time faculty and asking the state to cover the so-called Tuition Assistance Program gap for students.
For three decades, our SUNY campuses have endured a steady reduction in state funding. We have therefore been perpetually charged to do more with less, work above and beyond, and watch academic and professional lines go unfilled.
UUP has just released an update on contract negotiations. The update is locked within the UUP members portal, and is only able to be accessed by members of the bargaining unit.
Governor Andrew Cuomo has released his 2018-19 Executive Budget proposal. The following is a preliminary analysis of those portions of the Executive Budget proposal of particular interest to UUP. The …
This symposium discusses the upcoming Supreme Court decision which may well end “agency fee payers.” How shall unions respond? Read the symposium for some ideas. “This issue of our newsletter, …