UNH Faculty Senate

Motion on Staff Benefits and Wages
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UNH FACULTY SENATE
MOTION # XIV-M13

on staff benefits and wages

1.  Motion presenter:  Agenda Committee

2.  Date of Faculty Senate discussion:  3/22/2010

3.   Rationale: 

This motion expresses a sentiment of solidarity and is not a bill of particulars.  The staff are under significant pressure regarding benefits and the wage freeze. 

4.   Motion: 

The Faculty Senate stands in solidarity with our colleagues in the EE/PAT and OS, who have suffered wage freezes and feel continual pressures on their benefits.  These circumstances have undermined a sense of well being and respect among the university community.  We urge the administration to lift the wage freeze and maintain, if not enhance, all benefits.

5.  Senate action:  passed with thirty ayes, one nay and six abstentions.

6.  Senate chair’s signature:  Paula Salvio

Forwarded to:  President Mark Huddleston, on May 4, 2010

Forwarded to:  Provost John Aber, on May 4, 2010

Forwarded to:  Chair of the Operating Staff Council, on May 4, 2010

Forwarded to:  Chair of the PAT Staff Council on May 4, 2010

5.  Senate action:  passed unanimously.

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