Unraveling UHM’s Debacle On Specialists Demystifying The Process Over the past week, there has been a lot of discussion, confusion, and questioning as to the purpose, intent, and meaning as to why the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa (UHM) Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Excellence (OVPAE) sent out an email request to the […]
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Recognition and Appreciation to all UH Faculty in Bargaining Unit 7 Over the past two days, you had the opportunity to ratify extending the current 2021-2023 UHPA-BOR Agreement an additional two years to June 30, 2025 with the following pay increases: 1% lump-bonus payment retroactive to July 1, 2021 3.72% increase on July 1, 2022 […]
The ratification vote is underway regarding the State’s offer to faculty. Ballots were sent to the email address we have on file for every member of Bargaining Unit 7. If You Haven’t Seen Your Ballot, Check The Following: Your inbox. Ballots were sent on Wednesday 4/6 with the Subject line “2022 UHPA Contract Ratification Vote” […]
Offer Highlights UHPA members have an opportunity to vote on new terms proposed for our current contract. Immediate one-time, lump-sum bonus of 1% of annual base pay, retroactive to June 30, 2021. Increases salaries by 14.35% compounded over the three years, not including the one-time 1% bonus. A reopener for Employer EUTF contributions for FY […]
Coming To Your Inbox This Week On Saturday April 2, 2022, UHPA’s Board of Directors approved to send to the Faculty a financial offer from the State for review and consideration. The next step is a Faculty ratification vote. More information will be coming Tuesday to your inbox and the vote will take place later […]
Zoom webinar registration links have been sent via email. Please check your inbox for a copy of the below and a link to register. UHPA MEMBERS NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING The University of Hawaii Professional Assembly will hold its 48th Annual Membership Meeting via Zoom: Friday, April 22, 2022 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. […]
UHPA received this announcement from HMSA and is directly passing it on to our members. Do you have questions about your HMSA health plan benefits or want to learn how you can get the most out of your plan? Join us to learn about: Health plan options. How your health plan works. Online resources and […]
Faculty Made a Difference!SB 3269, SD2 – House Will NOT Hold Hearing on Tenure Bill UHPA was notified today by Representative Gregg Takayama, Chair of the House Committee on Higher Education and Technology, that he will NOT hold a hearing on SB 3269 SD2 Relating to Academic Tenure at the University of Hawai‘i. Representative Takayama […]
University of Hawaii Professional Assembly Faculty Members Adopt a New Approach to Endorsements for Governor and Lieutenant Governor The University of Hawaii Professional Assembly (UHPA), the union that represents about 3,200 faculty at all 10 University of Hawai‘i campuses statewide, is approaching its endorsements for governor and lieutenant governor differently this year. The union today […]
Courage, exemplified It takes courage to go against the grain and to stand up for what is right. Mahalo to Sen. Karl Rhoads and Sen. Brian Taniguchi for voting “no” on SB 3269 SD 2, relating to academic tenure of faculty. These two bravely called out the elephant in the room rather than simply go […]