ERIC Number: ED339275
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Sep-1
Reference Count: N/A
Agreement between Lake Superior State University and Lake Superior State University Faculty Association MEA-NEA. Effective Sept. 1, 1988 to August 31, 1991.
Lake Superior State Univ., Sault Sainte Marie, MI.; National Education Association, Washington, DC.
The collective bargaining agreement between Lake Superior State University (Michigan) and the Lake Superior State University Faculty Association, an affiliate of the National Education Association, covering the period September 1, 1988 to August 31, 1991 is presented. The agreement covers the following items: definitions; recognition; association rights regarding union activities; management rights; faculty rights; academic freedom and responsibility; faculty appointments (types, just cause for discharge, standards, procedures, letter of appointment, renewal and notice of non-renewal); evaluations; promotions (qualifications, criteria, promotion committees, procedures); tenure; academic conditions and workload (non-discrimination, qualifications for assigned tasks, loads, university calendar, working conditions, workload adjustments for special assignments and coaching, off-campus teaching assignments); grievance procedure (definition and steps); layoff and recall of faculty members; curriculum development; leaves of absence and professional development fringe benefits (health, insurance, disability, retirement, tuition reimbursement, etc.); professional compensation (base salary, advances, adjustments, other compensation); negotiations procedures; no strike clause; duration of agreements; and grievances. Appendixes contain a grievance report form, faculty evaluation form and criteria for promotion. An index is also included. (JB)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Collective Bargaining, College Faculty, Contracts, Curriculum Development, Employment Practices, Faculty Evaluation, Faculty Promotion, Fringe Benefits, Grievance Procedures, Higher Education, Insurance, Job Layoff, Leaves of Absence, Personnel Policy, Sabbatical Leaves, State Universities, Teacher Retirement, Teacher Salaries, Teacher Strikes, Teaching Load, Tenure, Unions
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Lake Superior State Univ., Sault Sainte Marie, MI.; National Education Association, Washington, DC.