UVM and faculty union reach tentative deal on new contract

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UVM and faculty union reach tentative deal on new contract

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 4:21pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine The University of Vermont announced today that it has reached a tentative collective bargaining agreement with its faculty union, United Academics. The agreement is subject to approval by the UVM Board of Trustees and ratification by the union’s membership.

“The University is pleased that we have reached a tentative agreement with United Academics,” said Wanda Heading-Grant, vice president for Human Resources, Diversity and Multi-Cultural Affairs. “UVM faculty are a highly valued resource who are essential to UVM’s success. We also have a strong commitment to students and their families to provide a high quality educational experience that is financially accessible and affordable, while also respecting UVM’s commitment to providing competitive salary and benefits for its employees.”

Specific terms of the tentative three-year agreement will be released after the approval/ratification process is completed.

United Academics is the union of full- and part-time faculty at University of Vermont, representing over 700 faculty from departments and colleges across the campus.

Source: UVM 5.16.2018