ERIC Number: ED339277
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Sep-1
Reference Count: N/A
Agreement between Vermont State Colleges and Vermont State Colleges Faculty Federation AFT, VFT, Local 3180, AFL-CIO.
Vermont State Commission on Higher Education.; American Federation of Teachers, Washington, DC.
The collective bargaining agreement between the Vermont State Colleges and the Vermont State Colleges (VSC) Faculty Federation, American Federation of Teachers covering the period September 1, 1988 to August 31, 1990 is presented. The contract's 48 articles cover the following: definitions, recognition, management rights, federation rights, federation officer rights, dues check off, academic freedom, anti-discrimination, no strike or lock out, outside employment, health and safety, notice of vacancy, transfer and classification, grievance procedure, arbitration, lay off, advising and registration procedure, faculty governance, faculty evaluation, appointment and reappointment, promotion, tenure, workload, personnel files, residual rights, salaries, salary schedule criteria, faculty development fund, professional travel funds, mileage reimbursement, insurance, continuation of fringe benefits, retirement, tuition benefits, jury duty, sick leave, bereavement, professional leave, unpaid leaves of absence, VSC faculty fellows, education aids, faculty facilities, academic regalia, agricultural products, academic calendar, printing and distribution of agreement, separability, effect of agreement, duration and renewal. Eight appendixes contain a list of required minimum degrees or certification other than the doctorate, a dues check off authorization card, a tuition remission agreement, an absence report, a list of required minimum degrees, a description of promotion of tenured faculty who do not possess the required minimum degrees, a list of computer programs for faculty staffing, and a description of department chairperson positions. (JB)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Collective Bargaining, College Faculty, Confidential Records, Contracts, Employment Practices, Faculty Development, Faculty Evaluation, Faculty Promotion, Fees, Fringe Benefits, Grievance Procedures, Higher Education, Insurance, Job Layoff, Juries, Leaves of Absence, Personnel Policy, Sabbatical Leaves, School Schedules, State Colleges, Teacher Retirement, Teacher Salaries, Teacher Strikes, Teaching Load, Tenure, Travel, Unions
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Vermont State Commission on Higher Education.; American Federation of Teachers, Washington, DC.