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Benefits Contract Membership

UUP Individual Development Awards

Dear Colleagues, The Governor’s Office of Employee Relations (GOER) and United University Professions (UUP) has announced the availability of the Individual Development Awards (IDA) funding available under the UUP 2016-2022 Agreement. The purpose of the awards program is to assist eligible full-time and part-time employees in developing their full professional potential with an emphasis on preparing for advancement. Applications Due:1/4/2022 […]

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Health and Safety

Cleaning Satisfaction Survey

Dear Colleagues, Members of your UUP Buffalo Center Health and Safety Committee have developed a satisfaction survey regarding the level of cleaning being done at the university, particularly since the CDC has not withdrawn its guidance on cleaning. This survey provides a great opportunity for members to express their feelings about the cleanliness of their […]

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Contract Meeting

Contract Negotiations Update – Specific University Concerns

Dear Members, As UUP gears up to ready itself to negotiate our next contract, we have been charged by the UUP Central Contract Committee with prioritizing needs that our specific campus has. We have been given specific instructions to set aside: 1) Across the Board raises that account for rising inflation or Consumer Price Index;  […]

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Advocacy Buffalo Center News

Support of GSEU

Dear Colleagues,  As part of your Chapter Board Meeting this week, members of the Board approved support of a petition being generated by our colleagues of the Graduate Student Employee Union (GSEU). Members are encouraged to see the following from UB GSEU Chief Steward, Joseph Sechrist, and participate in signing the petition: Hi everyone, As […]

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Advocacy Buffalo Center News

Goldsmiths Resolution

Dear Colleagues, Thanks to the efforts of members of the UUP Buffalo Center Chapter, the Chapter officers and Board Members were made aware of issues involving the Goldsmiths University and College Union (GUCU) in a dispute of international significance on an issue that impacts all of higher education. The Buffalo Center Chapter will always try to […]

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Buffalo Center News Membership

Campus Governance Leaders Response to President Tripathi

Dear Colleagues, Recently the Campus Governance Leaders, of which your UUP Buffalo Center Chapter is a member of, issued a statement in response to President Tripathi’s State of the University Address. This statement was published in a recent edition of the Spectrum and can be found here: https://www.ubspectrum.com/article/2021/11/letter-to-the-editor-tripathi-speech In Solidarity, Ken KernChapter PresidentUUP Buffalo Center

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Membership

New Merchandise

Dear Colleagues: Your UUP Buffalo Center Chapter recently received a shipment of newly released UUP Coffee Mugs. Be sure to stop by the office and get yours while supplies last! Help keep UUP visible throughout campus! In Solidarity, Ken KernChapter PresidentUUP Buffalo Center

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Academics Contingents Contract Meeting Part-time Employees Professionals

Contract Negotiations Update

Dear Colleagues, Please see the following update on your upcoming contract negotiations from Statewide President Fred Kowal and Chief Negotiator Bret Benjamin. Additional town halls have been scheduled based on position: Dear Colleagues,  Over the last couple of weeks, we sent emails to our widest membership list with information about the upcoming negotiations constituency town […]

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Benefits

‘”Tis The Season” – Benefits Update Opportunities

Dear Colleagues, In addition to working our way through the various holidays during this time of year, it is also the time for you to review and consider various benefit opportunities. These include an Option Transfer Opportunity, Flexible Spending Accounts, the Productivity Enhancement Program, and Vacation Day Donations.  Information on the Option Transfer Opportunity can be found […]

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Buffalo Center News News

Veterans Day

Dear Colleagues, On the 11th hour…of the 11th day…of the 11th month…the fighting of World War I ended in 1918. Due to the conclusion of “the War to end all Wars,” November 11th became a universally recognized day of celebration. The day was originally declared “Armistice Day” 8 years after the end of World War […]