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United Academics is pleased to announce that the UVM part-time faculty membership has voted to ratify a new part-time faculty collective bargaining agreement. Our bargaining team has been in negotiations with UVM's administration for over 6 months, and we are appreciative of the work of both teams and the mutual willingness to compromise to achieve a fair contract for UVM's part-time faculty. Gains in this contract include a 8.75% pay raise over 3 years, a $2000 promotion bonus, increased professional development funds

We, the undersigned University of Vermont (UVM) faculty, write in support of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and all survivors of sexual assault. We also write against the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and against the toxic conditions of gender, sexual, and racial inequality and violence that have been fomented by the country’s highest office holders. These are the toxic conditions that gave rise to Kavanaugh’s nomination and that his elevation to the Supreme Court would reinforce, including at the University of Vermont and in our wider community.

Last week UVM Police


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Nurses and Legislators are asking the Green Mountain Care Board to delay approving any UVMMC Budget until after there is a signed agreement between the administration and the nurses.

The UVM Medical Center network will be presenting its proposed budget to the Green Mountain Care Board on August 23.

We are very concerned with the increase in the number of executives and with ever-increasing executive compensation. In addition, the extensive use of traveling nurses by the UVM Medical Center


Send a message to CCV President, Joyce Judy, that all faculty deserve RESPECT and a fair contract. Click here to join with hundreds of Vermonters calling for Justice for CCV Faculty.


The Vermont Labor Relations Board is comprised of two labor, two management and two neutral Board Members.

Governor Phil Scott has appointed a VLRB Board member, Karen O'Neill for the NEUTRAL position, that has spent most of their life working for MANAGEMENT.

O'Neill has been a shareholder in Gravel & Shea, a management law firm that boasts:"In both the pubilic and private sectors, we have successfully defeated union organizing drives."

​O'Neill has also been involved with the decision to gut VSEA's healthcare. 

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MONTPELIER, VT -- Ballots from 435 Community College of Vermont (CCV) faculty were counted Thursday at the Vermont Labor Relations Board. CCV faculty voted by mail on the question of whether to join the AFT Vermont union. 300 CCV faculty voted yes to join AFT Vermont (70% of ballots cast) in order to negotiate for an improved CCV for faculty and students. The final tally was 300 voting for the union, 131 opposed, and 4 spoiled ballots.

"This is a very exciting moment for faculty," said Emily Casey a CCV Faculty member from the Winooski Campus. "We have been organizing our union for many years