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Anticipated DSI/Compression Award Notices

Dear Colleagues, It is anticipated that Award Letters for DSI/Compression will go out on December 19th.   The pay date for those receiving DSI and/or Compression will be January 4th.   In Solidarity, Ken KernChapter PresidentUUP Buffalo Center

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Reminder: General Membership Meeting

Dear Colleagues, Your UUP Buffalo Center Chapter will be hosting a General Membership Meeting utilizing the Zoom platform. This meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 14th, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.. This meeting will review and discuss current contract negotiations. UUP Chief Negotiator Bret Benjamin will be presenting. Please note the change to the start time (11:30 a.m.). RSVP […]

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New Negotiations Bulletin

Please see the following from Statewide President, Fred Kowal: Dear Colleagues, The latest Negotiations Bulletin is now available on the Members’ Only website, as is a video recording from our recent Town Hall contract sessions. The November bulletin provides an overview of proposals presented by both UUP and the State during our most recent bargaining session.  UUP presented a […]

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Vacation Cap Extension

Dear Colleagues, Please see the following from Statewide President, Mr. Fred Kowal: Dear Colleagues, I am extremely pleased to inform you that the NYS Office of Employee Relations has again agreed to suspend the January 1 40-day vacation credit cap contained in Article 23.2(d) of the 2016-2022 State/UUP Agreement.   As you will recall, two similar […]

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Contingent Faculty Negotiations Town Halls Happening this Week

Dear Colleagues, Please see the following from UUP Statewide President, Mr. Fred Kowal: Colleagues, Contract negotiations are underway, and we want to make sure that every UUP member is educated and involved. Please join us for an upcoming Contingent Faculty Negotiations Town Hall to learn about the status of UUP/New York State contract negotiations and ask […]

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DSI Self Nomination

Dear Colleagues, The following is based on last year’s information with regards to this year’s 2022 Discretionary Salary Increase – DSI (Non-Compression) process, and individual data checks for Compression: DSI – While the distributions of these funds are subject to the administration’s discretion, members may themselves for consideration into a portion of these funds.You should submit […]

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Reminder: General Membership Meeting

Dear Colleagues, Your UUP Buffalo Center Chapter will be hosting a General Membership Meeting utilizing the Zoom platform. This meeting is scheduled for  Thursday, September 29thNoon – 2:00 p.m.. Please RSVP your attendance to the following link, for membership verification, and to receive your meeting invitation (which will include the details on how to join the meeting). Register here: https://forms.gle/kfWDAp4AynGpnkjp9 We are also […]

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Vacation Day Cap Deadline Reminder

Dear Colleagues, As a reminder, the vacation day cap (40 days) will be put back into place on January 1, 2023. “Any such unused excess vacation credits as of the close of business on December 31st, 2022 will be forfeited by employees.” The MOU signed between UUP and SUNY is not expected to be renewed. […]

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UUP Contract Negotiations Update

Dear Colleagues, I’m pleased to inform you that UUP Central has posted a new Negotiations Bulletin on the UUP Member’s Only webpage.  This bulletin provides an overview of the proposals presented so far by both the State and UUP on Health Benefits, Leaves, Job Security, Telecommuting, and the Grievance and Disciplinary procedures, among others.  It also […]

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Contract Negotiations Update

Please see the following from UUP Chief Negotiator Bret Benjamin: Dear Colleagues, I’m writing to update you on the progress of UUP’s current contract negotiations with New York State. Most notably, UUP has received conceptual proposals from New York State.  The State’s proposals, which sketch out their priorities for this round of bargaining, have been posted […]