Group United for a Fair Contract at Academic Conference Fall 2017


  • Upcoming UUP Chapter Workshops: Leaves, Performance Programs, and Benefits for Part Time Members
    Fellow members, Back by popular demand, we have more dates for our workshops on Leaves and Performance Programs. We also added a special workshop that reviews all the union benefits available to our part time members. We set dates both during lunchtime and in the evening to make sure there’s a time for everyone. Please […]
  • Productivity Enhancement Program (PEP)
    The time is now! Open enrollment for the Productivity Enhancement Program (PEP) starts November 1 and continues through December 12!  The PEP program provides a means by which eligible employees – generally, NYSHIP enrollees who earn vacation and currently make less than $103,433 a year – may cash in previously accrued vacation days for a […]
  • Vacation Cap Extension
    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 prior agreements suspended the January 1, 2021 and January 1, 2022 40 day vacation caps    This agreement, which suspends the vacation cap […]
  • Flex Spending Account – Open Enrollment Period
    Just in from SUNY Empire: The Flex Spending Account (FSA) Open Enrollment Campaign for the 2023 plan year begins November 1 and ends December 12, 2022 at 11:59 pm ET.  This deadline is strictly enforced.  If you are enrolled for the 2022 plan year, you must re-enroll to continue your benefits in 2023.  The FSA […]
  • GOTV Rally with Gov. Hochul
    From Fred Kowal: On Wednesday, November 2nd at 6pm labor unions and supporters from across the Capital Region will rally at the Albany Labor Temple in support of Gov. Kathy Hochul, Lt. Gov. Antonio Delgado and the rest of the slate of candidates endorsed by UUP and NYSUT. This is a critical election for our […]

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