As a faculty member, you are automatically included in the Collective Bargaining Unit (CBU) represented by UNH Lecturers United – AAUP (with contractual agreements to the AAUP), BUT you are not automatically considered a member of UNH Lecturers United – AAUP until you sign either a Membership Form OR an Agency Fee Form.
If you are currently an Agency Fee Payer or are a newly hired Lecturer, we encourage you to become a member.
CHANGES TO MEMBERSHIP MAY OCCUR DURING THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER OF EACH YEAR.
Over 80% of our Collective Bargaining Unit
As a member, you will be able to:
• Vote on the Collective Bargaining Agreement • Participate in the contract negotiation process • Vote for union leadership officers or be a candidate for leadership office • Have a real influence on decisions that affect your work life • Play an important role in shaping the future of teaching and academic freedom
A vibrant membership provides a strong foundation for effective and sustainable contract negotiations, now and into the future.
Through UNH Lecturers United- AAUP membership, we can support our colleagues who might need the benefits of union membership.
As members, we do our part to support the infrastructure of the union: office space, clerical needs, legal fees, etc
As members, we can work towards transparency, equity and inclusion in our work environment.
As members, we can support each other when things go wrong via a robust grievance process.
As members, we can achieve more TOGETHER, through our joint efforts as members, than each of us would on our own.
Membership dues are currently computed at .01125 of your annual base salary.
Agency Fee dues are computed annually, and subject to change from year to year. 2016-17 dues were computed at .01 of your annual base salary.
If you are already a member, we encourage you to join us in the work for our collective union. You can run for election to the Executive Committee, serve on task-specific committees, or share with us your ideas of what you’d like to do.