As you have hopefully learned by now on September 18th and 19th there will be a union election for 800 non-exempt staff at UVM. University Staff Union-NEA has worked hard to bring 800 non-represented staff this first ever election. Click here to read the election order from the Vermont Labor Relations Board.
So, you have questions about the election. Well we are happy to give you answers to questions like:
- Am I eligible to vote?
- What if I am not on campus that day?
- Where and when do I vote?
Check out our Election FAQ page for answers.
Don’t see what you are looking for or have questions about University Staff Union-NEA and the benefits of a union. Drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 802-734-6265.
In mid-June USU-NEA leader Max Tracy was interviewed on Equal Time Radio on WDEV about why we are building a strong, sustainable union for all staff at UVM. In the interview Max and the host discuss why we as staff want to be able to ensure UVM continues to be a rewarding place to work, and one where they have a say in pay, benefits and working conditions. Click here to have a listen.
Join the conversation. Do you have questions about the upcoming election and what a union will mean for you? Send us your thoughts!
Want to learn more about Vermont NEA and its impact in the state? Watch a video of Vermont NEA President Martha Allen talking about the benefits and structure of the organization. “What’s unique about our union is that there are members in every single community in our state,” she said. “You probably know a member of Vermont NEA or your neighbors know a member of Vermont NEA.” She visited the University of Vermont in early 2012 to talk to staff members seeking to form USU-NEA.
Click here to watch the video of Vermont NEA President Martha Allen.