Negotiations Summary Report #1 – Apr 8, 2015

Throughout negotiations, summary reports will be added to the Negotiations page of this website for future reference.

Meeting #1

  1. President Drumm met with us for 5 minutes to extend his best wishes.
  2. It was agreed that Nate Walz will work with a member of their team on financials
  3. Regina Losinger, lead negotiator for the Administrative Team, gave opening remarks, stating that the Administrative Team was ready to bargain.
  4. Mike Lynch, lead negotiator for the SUNY Broome Faculty Association, gave opening remarks
    1. Indicated that our proposal was the result of a lot of work
    2. Noted that the Faculty Association was operating under a new model, an “Organizing Model”
    3. Pointed out that a significant piece of our proposal related to the adjuncts
    4. Told the Administrative Team that we have made a commitment to the Negotiations Resource Committee that we will share our progress so folks know what is going on.
    5. Stated that we still require the Health Insurance information on our members.
  5. At this point we exchanged proposals and caucused. When we reconvened, they asked and received clarification on several points.
  6. We established that Mike or Fred Loveland would be the contact people for our team.
  7. We set future dates: April 22, May 13, and May 20 from 2-4 p.m. in the Wales Administrative Suite Conference Room.

Meeting was adjourned at 3:45 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Suzanne V. Shepard, Ph.D.
Member, Faculty Association Negotiating Team