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2013-2015 Master Agreement

A Master Agreement between the Board of Regents, State of Iowa and the UNI-United Faculty

 

 

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*Appeal of Denial of Tenure, Failure to Promote, Non-Renewal of Probationary appointments, Termination of Term Appointments before the end of the appointment, and Recommendations to Terminate a Tenured Faculty Member
 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

PREAMBLE

 

ARTICLE ONE:  RECOGNITION

1.0  Representation

1.1  Definitions

 

ARTICLE TWO:  UNITED FACULTY RIGHTS

2.0  University Facilities

2.1  Report Materials

2.2  Board Meeting Minutes

2.3  Board Meeting Agenda

2.4  United Faculty Facilities

2.5  Other Services

2.6  Meet and Confer – Parking

 

ARTICLE THREE:  EVALUATION PROCEDURES

3.0  Evaluation File

3.1  Access to File

3.2  Student Assessments

3.3  Professional Assessment Committee (PAC)

3.4  Evaluation by Department Heads

3.5  Evaluation by Dean or Executive Vice President and Provost

3.6  Principles, Standards and Procedures

3.7  Administrative Evaluation Procedures

 

ARTICLE FOUR:  PERSONNEL FILES

4.0  Personnel Files

4.1  Right to Review

4.2  Right to Respond

4.3  File Material Removal

4.4  Notice of Complaint

4.5  Right to Copies

 

ARTICLE FIVE: STAFF REDUCTION

5.0  Attrition

5.1  Notice

5.2  Definition

5.3  Order of Reduction

5.4  Recall

5.5  Vacancies

5.6  Procedures for Recall

5.7  Temporary Replacements

 

ARTICLE SIX: SUMMER EMPLOYMENT

6.0  Compensation

6.1  Assignment

6.2  Notice of Appointment

6.3  Study Abroad Travel Expenses and Compensation

 

ARTICLE SEVEN: LEAVES

7.0  Professional Development Assignment

7.1  Sick Leave

7.2  Sick Leave Payout

7.3  Jury Leave

7.4  Educational, Conference, Research, and Bereavement Leaves

7.5  Absence Request Form

7.6  Travel and Related Expenses

7.7  Fringe Benefits During Leaves

7.8  Retraining Leave

7.9  Union Leave/Release Time

 
ARTICLE EIGHT: SALARIES

8.0  2013-2014 Salaries

8.1  2014-2015 Salaries

8.2  Promotions

8.3  Part-time Salaries

8.4  Minimum Salary Guidelines

8.5  Probationary Appointment Salaries

8.6  Salary Payments

8.7  Special Compensation

 

ARTICLE NINE: INSURANCE

9.0  Description of Benefits

9.1  Group Life Insurance

9.2  Long-term Disability

9.3  Health Insurance

9.4  Dental Insurance

9.5  Pre-tax Benefits

9.6  Open Enrollment Period - Health and Dental

9.7  Eligibility of Surviving Spouse/Domestic Partner

9.8  Domestic Partner

 
ARTICLE TEN: GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE

10.0  Definitions

10.1  Purpose

10.2  General Procedures

10.3  Formal Levels

10.4  Arbitration (Level Four)

10.5  Rights of Employees to Representation

 

ARTICLE ELEVEN: APPEAL OF DENIAL OF TENURE, FAILURE TO PROMOTE, NON-RENEWAL OF PROBATIONARY APPOINTMENTS, TERMINATION OF TERM APPOINTMENTS BEFORE THE END OF APPOINTMENT, AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO TERMINATE A TENURED FACULTY MEMBER

11.0  Scope

11.1  Availability of Review

11.2  Grounds for Complaint

11.3  Appeal Conference

11.4  Arbitration

11.5  Dismissal of Tenured Faculty

11.6  Disposition of the Arbitrator's Report

11.7  Other Provisions

 

ARTICLE TWELVE: DEDUCTIONS

12.0  United Faculty Deductions

12.1  Other Deductions

 

ARTICLE THIRTEEN: HEALTH AND SAFETY

13.0  Provision for Health and Safety

13.1  Facilities and Equipment

 

ARTICLE FOURTEEN: TRANSFER

14.0  Definition

14.1  Notice

14.2  Meeting Prior to Transfer

14.3  Involuntary Transfer

14.4  Grievability

           

ARTICLE FIFTEEN: COMPLIANCE CLAUSE

15.0  Separability

15.1  Finality and Effect of Agreement

15.2  Management Rights

15.3  Printing and Distribution of the Master Agreement

 

ARTICLE SIXTEEN: DURATION/SIGNATURES

16.0  Duration

16.1  Signatures

 

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