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UH Faculty are Crucial to Biosecurity

The article below was submitted and published by Civil Beat on 2/2/23, “Combating Invasive Species A Priority For UH Faculty“ The decisions made within the walls of the State Capitol have far-reaching implications for UH faculty and affect everyone and everything in Hawai‘i, now and for future generations. Throughout this legislative session, UHPA will explain […]

Rate My Administrator 2022 Published

UHPA members can now download the “2021 UHPA Rate My Administrator Surveys” PDF. Nearly 700 faculty members participated system-wide across all campuses.  Summary of Findings Market Trends Pacific – the company hired to conduct the survey now in its second year, summarized the results of the 2022 report thusly:  “In this second year of fielding […]

Membership Card Going Green

UHPA’s traditional paper membership cards are being replaced with our new “Membership eCard” that will be sent electronically via email.  The UHPA Membership eCard is designed for mobile phones, much like today’s airline or movie tickets.  Just use your phone and pull up the email with the Subject “UHPA Membership eCard Enclosed”. Should you need […]

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Salary Research

Administration

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UH Faculty

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Faculty Contract: 2021-2025 Agreement

UHPA Member-only Benefits Programs

UHPA Faculty is Committed To:

  • Academic Excellence

  • The Success of Our Students

  • Serving the community

  • Supporting the Local Economy

History

UHPA has been the exclusive bargaining agent for all faculty members of the University System since November 1, 1974 with uninterrupted service ever since.

What we do

UHPA negotiates the faculty contract, ensures terms of the contract are enforced, and works to protect the rights of faculty members.

Common Healthcare and Retirement Questions

All faculty members (1/2 time or more) of the UH system are included by state law in bargaining unit 7.  Annual dues of 1% of your salary is made through payroll deduction.  To become an active member, you must complete an UHPA Membership Application.

Contact your Department Personnel Officer or the Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefit Trust Fund (EUTF) @ 808.586.7390 or toll free @ 1.800.295.0089 with your eligibility questions.

Plan benefit questions should be directed to your carrier.  Contact info can be found at the EUTF website.

Contact the State of Hawaii Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) @ 808.586.1735 or 1.888.659.0708 for members residing on the continental US.   You may also visit the ERS website.   

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