Congratulations, members!! You’ve successfully ratified the 2012-2013 Contract!!
After several months of bargaining, the GTFF and the UO finally reached an agreement on September 6th. Our top three priorities during the 2012 bargaining cycle were: 1. Raise the minimum wage 2. Eliminate fees for GTFs 3. Receipt of paychecks on time While we did not achieve every contract improvement we set out to… Continue reading BARGAINING–RESULTS
Click here to see the changes to the contract before you vote!
In bargaining yesterday, the UO made only miniscule changes to their previous offers and spent a considerable amount of time explaining to your bargaining team that their offers were already extremely generous. Very generous. Amazingly generous. To illustrate their generosity, they offered us the hypothetical example of a full-time Biology GTF who keeps her health… Continue reading Generous
That’s the big take away from a presentation put on by Professor Howard Bunsis, the Treasurer of the American Association of University Professors. Using the UO’s own data, Professor Bunsis laid out where the university’s money comes from (tuition and grants), what they do with it (spend it on administration), and how much they have… Continue reading The UO Has Plenty of Money
Don’t forget to check out the latest bargaining update.
Each year we do some calculations to find out which departments are paying the minimum wage(s), which departments are paying above the minimums, and, of course, who is paying the most. How does your department measure up? Click here to find out. The minimum wages are these: GTF I (pre-Masters): $4010 per term @ .5… Continue reading How does your department measure up?
The 2010-2012 Collective Bargaining Agreement was overwhelmingly ratified today. 480 members voted in total — this represents one of the largest voter turnouts in years. 474 members voted “Yes,” 6 members voted “No.”
[iframe http://vote.heliosvoting.org/helios/elections/137b242a-e138-11df-a2f1-12313f025959/badge?show_title=0&show_vote_link=0 150 70] Electronic ballots (from email@example.com) were emailed to your uoregon.edu address. If you did not get this email you will have to stop by the office and fill out an old fashioned paper secret ballot. The election closes November 9, at noon. On Saturday, August 14, the GTFF bargaining team concluded a… Continue reading 2010-2012 GTFF Contract Ratification Vote Now Open!