AAUP Proposes Tuition Remission and Alignment Memorandum of Agreement

AAUP and Rutgers Administration met this afternoon in full negotiations for a 2-hour session as scheduled by Administration, which was delayed by Administration arriving 35 minutes late.  In response to the Administration’s 11/20/14 proposed Memorandum of Agreement concerning tuition remission, alignment and the Appointments & Promotions policy and procedure, your Union representatives proposed:

*To provide you and your dependents (now and in retirement) the tuition remission benefits provided to legacy Rutgers Faculty and Staff, effective Spring of 2015, without being required to accept the proposed A & P Guidelines.

*The option to have your current 5-day salary holdback either reimbursed to you now or paid out when you leave Rutgers.

Additional details related to membership in the AAUP Unit were discussed. 

Administration did not further discuss compensation. 

We are scheduled to meet again with Administration on January 7 and 29 and February 17 and 23, 2015.

Thank You,

AAUP-BHSNJ Negotiation Team

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As of July 1, 2013, based on the integration of SOM with Rowan University and the integration of the remaining units of the former UMDNJ with Rutgers University (as per the New 
Jersey Medical and Health Sciences Education Restructuring Act as of 2012) AAUP-UMDNJ became AAUP-BHSNJ.

 Faculty and Librarians of the former UMDNJ at both Rutgers and Rowan (and those hired into units of the former UMDNJ) are now part of the Biomedical and Health Sciences of New Jersey American Association of University Professors unit, AAUP-BHSNJ.