2013-2015 Master Agreement

A Master Agreement between the Board of Regents, State of Iowa and the UNI-United Faculty

 

 

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ARTICLE EIGHT

SALARIES

 

Section 8.0  2013 - 2014 Salaries

Effective with the 2013-2014 appointment year, full-time members of the bargaining unit (including anyone on phased retirement) who were employed on April 30, 2013 are qualified to receive the pay raises provided in this Section. A pay raise of no less than two percent (2%) of the total amount of the academic year salaries of all qualified Faculty Members under this Section shall be distributed on July 1, 2013. The aggregate amount of this pay raise shall be distributed to individual faculty on the following basis:

Subdivision 8.01 Percentage Increase July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014

Each qualified Faculty Member shall receive an increase in his/her base salary on July 1, 2013 for the appointment year 2013-2014 equal to .4 times the percentage amount of two percent (2%).

 

Subdivision 8.02 Incremental Increase July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014

Each qualified Faculty Member shall also receive an increase in his/her base salary on July 1, 2013 for the appointment year  2013 – 2014 equal to .25 times the percentage amount of two percent (2%) times the average appointment year salary of all qualified faculty members employed on April 30, 2013.

 

Subdivision 8.03 Individual Adjustment Increase July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014

Each qualified Faculty Member shall also receive an Individual Adjustment Increase for merit and promotions, the distribution of which shall not be subject to the grievance procedure. The Board shall distribute a total amount of Individual Adjustment increases not less than .35 times the percentage amount of two percent (2 %) times the total appointment year salaries of all full-time members of the bargaining unit who were employed on April 30, 2013. The United Faculty shall be provided, as soon as reasonably practicable, a list of the recipients and amounts of Individual Adjustment awards.

 

Subdivision 8.04  Minimum Salaries by Rank

For the 2013-2014 appointment year, all full-time members of the bargaining unit shall receive no less than the amount listed on Appendix A for zero years in her/his rank.

 

Subdivision 8.05 Discretionary Market Increase

The Board may make an individual salary adjustment increase for a Faculty Member because of market conditions. This shall be at the Board’s discretion; however, the amount spent by the Board shall not be included or figured as part of the salary increase. Such payments shall be in addition to any other salary increases per this contract.

 

Section 8.1  2014 - 2015 Salaries

Effective with the 2014-2015 appointment year, full-time members of the bargaining unit (including anyone on phased retirement) who were employed on April 30, 2014, are qualified to receive the pay raises provided in this Section. A pay raise of no less than less than two and twenty five hundredths percent (2.25%) of the total amount of the academic year salaries of all qualified Faculty Members under this Section shall be distributed on July 1, 2014.  The aggregate amount of this pay raise shall be distributed to individual faculty on the following basis:

Subdivision 8.11 Percentage Increase July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015

Each qualified Faculty Member shall receive an increase in his/her base salary on July 1, 2014 for the appointment year 2014 – 2015 equal to .4 times the percentage amount of two and twenty five hundredths percent (2.25%).

 

Subdivision 8.12 Incremental Increase July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015

Each qualified Faculty Member shall also receive an increase in his/her base salary on July 1, 2014 for the appointment year 2014 – 2015 equal to .25 times the percentage amount of two and twenty five hundredths percent (2.25%), times the average appointment year salary of all qualified faculty members employed on April 30, 2014.

 

Subdivision 8.13 Individual Adjustment Increase July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015

Each qualified Faculty Member shall also receive an Individual Adjustment Increase for merit and promotions, the distribution of which shall not be subject to the grievance procedure. The Board shall distribute a total amount of Individual Adjustment increases not less than .35 times the percentage amount of two and twenty five hundredths percent (2.25%) times the total appointment year salaries of all full-time members of the bargaining unit who were employed on April 30, 2014. The United Faculty shall be provided, as soon as reasonably practicable, a list of the recipients and amounts of Individual Adjustment awards.

 

Subdivision 8.14  Minimum Salaries by Rank

For the 2014 – 2015 appointment year, all full-time members of the bargaining unit shall receive at least the amount listed on Appendix A for zero years in her/his rank.

 

Subdivision 8.15 Discretionary Market Increase

The Board may make an individual salary adjustment increase for a Faculty Member because of market conditions. This shall be at the Board’s discretion; however, the amount spent by the Board shall not be included or figured as part of the salary increase. Such payments shall be in addition to any other salary increases per this contract.

Section 8.2  Promotions

Subdivision 8.211 2013 – 2014 Promotion Increases

For the 2013-2014 appointment year, every Faculty Member promoted in rank shall receive at least two thousand eight hundred dollars ($2,800) to Assistant Professor; three thousand four hundred dollars ($3,400) to Associate Professor; and four thousand dollars ($4,000) to Professor; in addition to a percentage increase and an incremental increase.

 

Subdivision 8.212 2014 – 2015 Promotion Increases

For the 2014-2015 appointment year, every Faculty Member promoted in rank shall receive at least three thousand dollars ($3,000) to Assistant Professor; three thousand seven hundred dollars ($3,700) to Associate Professor; and four thousand four hundred dollars ($4,400) to Professor; in addition to a percentage increase and an incremental increase.

Section 8.3  Part-time Salaries

Part-time faculty shall be paid at a rate of no less than one thousand five hundred seventy-one dollars ($1,571) per credit hour for the 2013-2014 appointment year and one thousand five hundred ninety-five dollars ($1,595) per credit hour for the 2014-2015 appointment year.

 

Section 8.4  Minimum Salary Guidelines

The maximum number of years applicable under this Section shall be as shown on Appendix A for the 2013 – 2014 and 2014 – 2015 appointment years. A Faculty Member promoted in rank shall receive credit for one-half of her/his years of service (rounded up to the nearest whole number) with the Board at UNI, in the new rank, for purposes of these minimum salary guidelines as applicable to full-time Faculty Members.

 

Section 8.5  Probationary Appointment Salaries

Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Article, salaries for initial probationary appointments shall be set without regard to salaries for previous temporary appointments.

 

Section 8.6  Salary Payments

Faculty Members on regular academic year appointment shall be paid, at the option of the Faculty Member, in ten (10) or twelve (12) equal installments at the end of each month beginning in August or July respectively.  A Faculty Member shall be paid at the previously designated option unless the Faculty Member notifies the University in writing of a change prior to May 15 preceding the academic year.

 

Section 8.7  Special Compensation

A Faculty Member shall be compensated up to twenty-five percent (25%) of her/his academic year base pay for additional work for the University which adds substantially to regular duties or is substantially different from regular assigned responsibilities. All such work shall be approved by the faculty member’s Department Head or Director, Dean, and Executive Vice President and Provost before any such work begins.

 

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