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University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Academic Staff

Nov. 17 Open Forum on Unionization – Faculty Senate

The University Committee extends Academic Staff an invitation to the November Faculty Senate for an open forum on unionization. Please attend to find out more about unionization.

Location: Alumni Room AB, University Union
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 3:00 p.m.

Peter Davis, Wisconsin Employee Relations Committee (WERC)
Michael Coutley and Julie Schmidt, American Federation of Teachers (AFT)

Call for Presentations

You’ve spent years honing your leadership skills on the higher education grindstone. This is your opportunity to acknowledge and validate that strife by sharing your expertise with your peers at UW-Green Bay. The Academic Staff Professional Development Programming Committee invites you to share those experience-polished gems of knowledge in one fifty-minute session at our Annual Academic Staff Conference.

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Collective Bargaining Downloads

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Nov. 11 – Collective Bargaining Discussion

Thursday, November 11, Noon-1 p.m.

Are you ready to vote on joining a collective bargaining unit? Prepare yourself to make an informed decision if you get asked to unionize.

Parins Law Firm will bring their expertise to campus for a convenient lunch-hour presentation. Their experience includes labor organization representation and labor and employment law. They also represent employers in labor law matters. In the past, they have presented to municipal units such as teachers and police on the topic of collective bargaining.

Prior to attending: Each participant is encouraged to read the UW System FAQ’s on Faculty and Academic Staff Collective Bargaining [pdf] to familiarize themselves with some basic terminology and concepts.

Presenter: Attorney Thomas J. Parins
Location: University Union, Alumni Room AB (Located in the back of the Cloud Commons)

Also Useful:
Collective Bargaining – Flowchart of Process [pdf]
(Downloaded from the UW Systems site)