UAOSU Reaches Agreement on Inaugural Contract

  May 29, 2020     2425 Views     Leave your thoughts  

After 26 straight hours of bargaining, the UAOSU bargaining team and OSU administration team reached tentative agreement on UAOSU's first contract on May 28. This agreement is nearly two years, fifty-three sessions, and thousands of volunteer hours in the making. A few highlights from UAOSU's first contract: Paid parental leave amount doubled with expanded use to cover all family and medical leavesBridge funding pool equivalent to 1% of recovered F&A (~$430,000 per year) beginning in 20223% merit pool for FY2020 extended to faculty below 0.50 FTE and those who moved positions within the university; retroactive salary expected to be paid…

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AAUP-Oregon Annual Conference May 30

  May 29, 2020     311 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Register Now! The AAUP-Oregon Annual Conference will be held on Saturday, May 30, 10am-12pm via Zoom. Please mark your calendar and plan to attend! Register here to receive the Zoom link. Our Annual Conference brings together AAUP-Oregon members and allies to coordinate our statewide efforts in support of academic workers and quality higher education. This work has never been more important than it is in this moment. The impacts of COVID-19 are exacerbating the damage from decades of poor management of our universities. We must work together to prevent opportunistic austerity measures that would undermine higher education's role in serving the common good. Break-out sessions will focus…

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