A lot has happened over the last few weeks in the efforts to build an employee association for UVM staff. Here’s a summary of the events:
In mid-December of last year, organizers from the Vermont NEA (calling themselves University Staff Union) filed a petition [link to PDF] with the Vermont Labor Relations Board (VLRB) to have [...]
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 [...]
So if you have been thinking that you don’t have a voice on the changes the university is proposing to the post-retirement medical benefits, here’s some great news!
There is an incredible opportunity before US, as Richard Cate reminded the “unrepresented” staff at one of the recent Post-retirement Medical Benefits information sessions. VP and CFO Cate [...]
READ THE FINE PRINT! UNITED STAFF ANALYSIS OF ADMINISTRATIVE COMMUNICATIONS WITH CAMPUS/THE STAFF
As per President Fogel’s email outlining his most recent budget update on December 15th, the university is once again choosing to target staff to address their deficit. This time they are implementing a hiring freeze for all staff. As long as staff [...]
We know many of you are scared of losing your jobs or watching your colleagues lose theirs. As the end of February looms closer, all staff at UVM are hyper vigilant about how the proposed layoffs will effect us. We write to you today to ask you to not lose hope!