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Winter Representative Assembly II

Wednesday, February 22, 2023
5:00-6:30pm

Spring General Membership Meeting

April 13
5:00-7:00pm

Feb. 22

5:00-6:30

Union Hall

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Winter Representative Assembly II

Representative Assemblies are for UA Representatives and Stewards. They occur during Week 3 and Week 7 of each quarter. More details will be available closer to the event.

April 13

5:00-7:00PM

Hybrid

Spring General Membership Meeting

Held the second week of each academic quarter (except summer). The Spring Term GMM will be held on April 13, 2023 from 5-7PM. Food and beverage will be provided, and children are welcome to attend! There will be an opportunity to live stream the event for those who are not able to attend in person. Please email [email protected] if you would like to request any accomodations. 

April 19

Noon-1:30PM

Hybrid

Spring Representative Assembly I

Representative Assemblies are for UA Representatives and Stewards. They occur during Week 3 and Week 7 of each quarter. The meeting will be held as a hybrid event, in the Union Hall and on Zoom. Additional details will be available closer to the event. You can Zoom in here!

May 17

5:00-6:30PM

Hybrid

Spring Representative Assembly II

Representative Assemblies are for UA Representatives and Stewards. They occur during Week 3 and Week 7 of each quarter. The meeting will be held as a hybrid event, in the Union Hall and on Zoom. Additional details will be available closer to the event. You can Zoom in here!

Caucus Meetings & Socials

Some caucuses are social, some are working groups. All are important for building community.

TBD

Winter Term

Working Families Caucus

The Working Families Caucus formed in response to concerns about the University of Oregon’s family and parental leave policies, as well as other concerns of working family members, like caregiving. Email Lynn Fujiwara at [email protected] if you are interested in joining the Working Families Caucus. Zoom in!

TBD

Winter Term

Pride Caucus

The UA Pride Caucus aims to foster connection and solidarity among faculty from across campus who care about workplace and social issues related to gender identity and sexual orientation. Email Lynn Fujiwara at [email protected] if you are interested in joining the Pride Caucus.

TBD

Winter Term

Faculty of Color Caucus

The caucus understands its constituency expansively. It is a forum for faculty who care about issues of equity, inclusion, and diversity in the workplace and off campus. Email Lynn Fujiwara at [email protected] if you are interested in joining the Faculty of Color Caucus.

Representative Assembly Meetings

Representative Assemblies are twice-quarterly meetings of UA Representatives and Stewards. If you are a UA member who is interested as serving as a rep or steward, email us!

Feb. 22

5:00-6:30pm

Winter 2023 Representative Assembly II

Representative Assemblies are for UA Representatives and Stewards. They occur during Week 3 and Week 7 of each quarter. All UA Representative and Stewards are invited to attend. If you are not currently serving in one of these roles and are interested in attending, please reach out to Heather Wolford at [email protected]. Additional details and an agenda will be available closer to the event. This event will be hybrid, so if you cannot attend in person you can ZOOM IN!

April 19

12:00-1:30PM

Spring 2023 Representative Assembly I

Representative Assemblies are for UA Representatives and Stewards. They occur during Week 3 and Week 7 of each quarter. All UA Representative and Stewards are invited to attend. If you are not currently serving in one of these roles and are interested in attending, please reach out to Heather Wolford at [email protected]. Additional details and an agenda will be available closer to the event. This event will be hybrid, so if you cannot attend in person you can ZOOM IN!

May 17

5:00-7:00PM

Spring 2023 Representative Assembly II

Representative Assemblies are for UA Representatives and Stewards. They occur during Week 3 and Week 7 of each quarter. All UA Representative and Stewards are invited to attend. If you are not currently serving in one of these roles and are interested in attending, please reach out to Heather Wolford at [email protected]. Additional details and an agenda will be available closer to the event. This event will be hybrid, so if you cannot attend in person you can ZOOM IN!

General Membership Meetings

General Membership Meetings, held once per quarter, are a key way to stay up-to-date on the latest issues and action items facing your faculty union. They are also a great way to get to know colleagues from across campus.

APR 13

TBD

Spring 2023 General Membership Meeting

Held the second week of each academic quarter (except summer). An agenda and details will appear here closer to the meeting.

Committees

Standing Committees meet regularly and are always looking for new members. If you are a UA member interested in serving on a committee, email us.

CONTRACT ACTION TEAM

The CAT works to support the Bargaining Team during and in the run-up to bargaining. This year the CAT is combined with the Organizing & Membership Committee to form OMCAT.

GRIEVANCE & CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION

 GCAC helps faculty during the grievance process, and in assessing whether informal processes may lead to a better outcome. GCAC works closely with the VPs for faculty affairs on matters of promotion denial.

FINANCE & BUDGET

The Finance & Budget Committee proposes the annual budget to the Representative Assembly for approval. They ensure United Academics remains a financially viable organization.

POLITICS

The Politics Committee vets endorsements for local and state-wide political office. They also help direct the legislative priorities of the lobbyists of our state affiliates, and maintain relationships with local politicians and university lobbyists. 

COMMUNICATIONS

The Communications Committee is the editorial board for the Duck & Cover newsletter, our social media feeds, out-going email communications and press releases. They determine the tone of all of our external communications.

ORGANIZING & MEMBERSHIP

Organinzing & Membership (currently combined with the CAT to form OMCAT) is responsible for building the United Academics community.