U Of Vermont, Faculty Union Negotiators Reach Agreement

Friday, November 18, 2011
The University of Vermont and the faculty union have reached an agreement on a new contract, UVM announced Wednesday. Details of the agreement, subject to ratification by the union, were not released. The Burlington Free Press has filed a public records request for the agreement. The proposed deal would cover about 680 full-time members of the UVM faculty. United Academics, the union, has scheduled a vote for Dec. 5. The last contract for the full-time bargaining unit of United Academics expired June 30. Negotiations reached an impasse in September and entered a mediation phase. The settlement was announced two days after the last mediation session.

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