Section 1.0 Representation
The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, hereby recognizes the United Faculty
as the certified, exclusive and sole bargaining representative for those
Faculty Members set forth in the PERB certification instrument (Cases 590
and 603) issued by the PERB on the third (3rd) day of December, 1976, as
modified by the "Amendment of Bargaining Unit and Certification" (Case
1252) issued by the PERB on the 27th day of October, 1978, and as modified
by the "Amendment of Certification" (Case 2125) issued by the
PERB on the 9th day of February, 1983, and the PERB order NUNC PRO TUNC filed
March 28, 1983.
Section 1.1 Definitions
Subdivision 1.11 Board
The term "Board" as used in the Agreement shall mean the Board
of Regents, State of Iowa, or its duly authorized representatives.
Subdivision 1.12 United Faculty
The term "United Faculty" as used in this Agreement shall mean
the UNI-United Faculty or its duly authorized representatives.
Subdivision 1.13 Faculty
The terms "faculty" or "the faculty" or "Faculty
Member(s)" shall always mean a member or the members (severally or
collectively) of the bargaining unit.
Subdivision 1.14 Domestic Partner
For purposes of this contract, Domestic Partner shall be defined as the
same or opposite-sex partner of a bargaining unit member who either files
an Affidavit of Domestic Partnership (which is valid for same- or opposite-sex
partners), or a State of Iowa Affidavit of Common Law Marriage with the
University Benefits Office (opposite-sex partners only). The Affidavit
is to be modeled after those in use by the University of Iowa.