The topics relate to retirement credit for sick leave, denying access to health care for certain retirees, requiring furloughs be a mandatory subject of bargaining, and a number of others. There will be other negative issues arising particularly in the budget process. There are also ideas or rumors that circulate during a legislative session to influence a situation or issue.

UHPA works with other organizations to impede and stop those items that will harm faculty members and other state employees. The overwhelmingly majority never move far through the legislative process.

It is early in the legislative session with an uncertain fiscal environment. This is leading to speculation and tension among legislators and many constituent groups. If you have concerns about legislation or information you need clarified please contact