United Staff 2011 Survey
The purpose of this survey is to help determine whether the non-represented staff at UVM are interested in forming a union now.
(PLEASE NOTE: This survey can be printed. You can complete it and mail it in to: United Staff PO Box 1745 Burlington, VT 05402.)
Based on the input United Staff has received [...]
New York Times commentator Stanley Fish’s recent editorial is a confession of sorts. Fish had been against unionization in higher education for decades… until Wisconsin. He’s now completely convinced that unions are necessary. People around the country are changing their minds right now about unionization. Read his very well argued piece here:
Two days after announcing a 0% salary increase for FY 2012 for all faculty and staff, President Fogel provided this clarification:
“We wish to correct the record and make clear that the University has on-going collective bargaining obligations with the United Academics, United Electric Workers and Teamsters for the full time faculty and [...]
Burlington Free Press blogger Tim Johnson questions how “unavoidable” UVM’s budget difficulties really are in his March 15 post. He also highlights the vulnerability of UVM unrepresented staff: When referring to the 0% raise announced in President Fogel’s recent memo, Johnson writes “Presumably this means non-unionized employees. The full-time faculty unit and the service [...]