These are the most recent proposals (if any) from the faculty union and the university administration. Notes have been added to subjects that faculty members noted as very important in December of 2020.
|Proposal Area||Current Union Proposal||Current Administration Proposal|
|Academic Classification and Rank||Maintains current policy, OIT-20-046.||Classifies faculty as Tenured/Tenure Track (ranked from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor to professor); Non-Tenure Track (ranked as Instructor, Senior Instructor I, Senior Instructor II); and, Librarian. Identifies bargaining unit members as those assigned 0.5 FTE or more of faculty duties.|
|Academic Freedom||Proposal on 10/15/20||Proposal on 10/22/20|
|Annual Evaluations of Faculty||Proposal Package on 9/24/20||No proposal|
|Appeals||Proposal on 10/22/20||No proposal|
|Arbitration||Proposal on 10/22/20||Proposal on 10/25/20|
|Association Dues /
|Tentative Agreement on 10/15/20|
|Association Rights||Proposal on 10/15/20||Proposal on 10/22/20|
|Benefits||Proposal on 5/11/20||Proposal on 8/25/20|
|Compensation||Proposal Package on 9/24/20||Proposal on 8/25/20|
|Definitions||Proposal on 12/5/19||No proposal|
|Distribution of Agreement||Tentative Agreement on 2/27/20|
|Donated Leave Bank /
Sick Leave Pool
|Proposal on 7/14/20||Proposal on 6/8/20|
|Grievances||Tentative Agreement on 10/15/20|
|Force Majeur||No proposal||Proposal on 8/11/20|
|Fringe Benefits||Proposal on 7/28/20||Proposal on 6/8/20|
|Intellectual Property||Proposal on 4/6/20||Proposal on 10/22/20|
|Labor Management Committee||Tentative Agreement on 4/20/20|
|Leaves||Proposal on 8/6/20||Proposal on 10/8/20|
|Management Rights||Proposal on 4/27/20||Proposal on 5/11/20|
|No Strike /
|Proposal on 5/18/20||Proposal on 5/11/20|
|Non-Discrimination||Tentative Agreement on 4/27/20|
|Notices and Communication||Tentative Agreement on 4/27/20|
|Notices of Appointment (NOA)||Requires NOAs to be sent by July 1 of each year. NOAs will include more information regarding salary, progress towards tenure, full period of appointment, statement that positions are subject to our collective bargaining agreement.
Tenure review results will be communicated by the end of Winter Term.
Non-renewal notices will be sent by July 30 of the year prior to the end of a faculty member’s contract.
Non-renewal notices for non-tenure track faculty will be sent by December 1 of the calendar year of the faculty member’s current term of appointment.
|NOAs will be sent by August 15 and will include a statement that positions are subject to our collective bargaining agreement.|
|NTTF Promotion||Proposal Package on 9/24/20||No proposal|
|Outside Activities||Proposal on 6/24/20||Proposal on 4/6/20|
|Personnel Files||Tentative Agreement on 7/15/20|
|Position Description||Proposal Package on 9/24/20||Proposal Package on 9/17/20|
|Preamble||Tentative Agreement on 2/27/20|
|Professional Development||Proposal on 6/23/20||Proposal on 7/28/20|
|Progressive Discipline /
|Proposal Package on 9/24/20||Proposal on 10/15/20|
|Recognition||Recognizes the faculty union as the sole bargaining unit of the faculty.||Recognizes the faculty union as the sole bargaining representative of the faculty.
Defines faculty at 0.5 FTE who hold rank of Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Senior Instructor II, Senior Instructor I, Instructor or Library Faculty (with 0.5 FTE of academic appointment) are members of the bargaining unit.
Excludes all other employees of OIT, including (but not limited to) visiting faculty, research faculty and associates, and faculty in administrative positions without a reasonable expectation of teaching.
|Release Time||Proposal on 9/17/20||Proposal on 5/18/20|
|Retrenchment||Proposal on 3/12/20||Proposal on 7/28/20|
|Sabbatical Leave||Proposal on 10/8/20||Proposal on 10/22/20|
|Severability||Tentative Agreement on 4/6/20|
|Shared Governance||Proposal on 10/22/20||No proposal|
|Statutory Compliance||No proposal||Proposal on 12/5/19|
|Successor Agreement||No proposal||Proposal on 7/28/20|
|Tenure and Promotion (TTF)||Proposal Package on 9/24/20||No proposal|
|Term of Agreement||No proposal||Proposal on 7/28/20|
|Totality of Agreement||Tentative Agreement on 9/17/20|
|Working Conditions||Proposal on 8/11/20||Proposal on 7/15/20|
|Workload and Overload Compensation||Proposal on 10/22/20||Proposal on 7/29/20|