Spring into Action with the URA

SCP Season Is Here

To prepare for your upcoming performance review the URA has provided a resource tool to help facilitate the process.  Please go to our Professional Development page to view our SCP PowerPoint presentation.


AFT Resources for Undocumented Students

In light of recent changes in immigration regulations and executive orders the AFT has provided a resource kit for undocumented students and campus support. Please share and use as you see fit to help our undocumented sisters and brothers.

Read more here


March for Science in DC or Trenton

Higher Education, Knowledge, Science… they go hand in hand but cutbacks to the Federal budget and rollback of regulations on health, air and water quality threaten our health and our jobs.

Join the Rutgers contingent of faculty, staff, students and our families at the March for Science on Saturday, April 22 in Washington, DC or Trenton.

Read more here


Upcoming Events

ASB I Lunchtime Meeting, Busch Campus

March 29 @ 12:00 pm — 1:00 pm

200F-Conference Room-ASB 1, Busch

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URA General Membership Meeting

April 10 @ 5:30 pm — 7:00 pm

The Cove, Busch Student Center

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College Avenue Campus Lunchtime Meeting

April 11 @ 12:00 pm — 1:00 pm

Campbell Hall-A1

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URA-AFT General Membership Meeting — 1st Budget Reading

April 17 @ 5:30 pm — 7:00 pm

120ABC-Busch Student Center


Middlesex & Somerset Counties AFL-CIO Labor Council’s 2017 Scholarship

The Raymond A. Peterson Scholarship offers awards between $1,000 to $2,500 for high school seniors entering any other post-secondary institution.

Full dues members of URA whose dependents maintain a minimum “B” average in their graduating class are eligible to apply.

Read more here


Join the URA’s Health & Safety Committee

Get involved with the URA’s Health & Safety Committee now! Visit the webpage at this link for more information.


Meet the Candidates and More This Spring

Meet the Candidates

Joint URA-AFT and AAUP-AFT Membership Meeting

February 20 @ 5:30 pm — 7:00 pm (Doors Open at 5 pm)

Agenda: Candidate Night with Asm. John Wisniewski, Candidate for the Democratic nomination. 

Open to signed members only.

Download this flier for additional information.


Upcoming Events:

College Avenue Campus Lunchtime Meeting

February 16 @ 12:00 pm — 1:00 pm

Hardenbergh Hall-B2

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URA General Membership Meeting

February 20 @ 5:30 pm — 7:00 pm

120ABC-Busch Student Center

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Cook/Douglass Facilities – Lunchtime Meeting

February 22 @ 12:00 pm — 1:00 pm

P.A.L. Building – Cook

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Cook Campus Lunchtime Meeting

February 23 @ 12:00 pm — 1:00 pm

Cook Student Center


run-for-office

Looking to Run for Office in Your Town, School Board, District?

 

Look no further than the New Jersey State AFL-CIO’s Labor Candidate Program. The program provides training, mentoring and support for union members running for elected office and has been successful in getting union members into office 915 times since 1997.

Read more here


Three Off-Campus Opportunities for URA Activists

 1) New Jersey State AFL-CIO (East Brunswick, NJ)

WILD Women in East Brunswick!

The AFL-CIO Women in Leadership Development (WILD) Conference will take place on Friday evening, March 3 and Saturday morning, March 4.

2) Greater NJ CLUW Education Day (Trenton, NJ)

Union Women — Work, Home, Community

Sponsored by: The Greater New Jersey Coalition of Labor Union Women
Saturday, March 25, 2017

3) AFTNJ Legislative Conference (limited slots available, overnight in Atlantic City, NJ)

AFTNJLegCon2017-1200v21-800x445What are the most important political issues impacting your career and working conditions?

When: Friday, March 31, starting at 3:00 PM through Saturday, April 1, finishing at 3:00 PM

Read more here for all three opportunities

 

Solidarity is Everywhere!

ELECTIONS HAVE CONSEQUENCES: NJ 2017 EDITION

New Jersey is one of only two states with elections in 2017. Who will succeed Chris Christie? Do you care? 

On February 20, URA kicks off a series of Candidate nights with Asm. John Wisniewski, Candidate for the Democratic nomination. Join us at the Busch Student Center at 5:30 pm, Room 117. Membership applications are always available at the door.

Read more here


Coping With A Growing Workload: Know Your Rights

TABER FUBAR…Chart of accounts…doing more with less …Too much work and too little staff. URA members find our workload growing and our work hours stretching. Here’s a brief guide to overtime, comp time and meal breaks…

Read more here


Actions Louder Than Words:

Rutgers Solidarity #NoBanNoWall March – CAC

January 31 @ 5:00 pm — 7:00 pm 

Brower Commons

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Rutgers Solidarity #NoBanNoWall March – Newark

February 1 @ 2:30 pm — 4:00 pm 

Norm Samuels Plaza

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Solidarity for UMDNJ Legacy Staff at New Brunswick City Council Meeting

February 1 @ 6:30 pm — 8:00 pm 

New Brunswick City Hall

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URA General Membership Meeting

February 20 @ 5:30 pm — 7:00 pm 

Rm.120 ABC, Busch Student Center


WILD Women in East Brunswick!

The AFL-CIO Women in Leadership Development (WILD) Conference will take place on Friday evening, March 3 and Saturday morning, March 4. The conference offers new and enlightening insights into building leadership skills, women’s labor history and the fight for our economic future.

Read more here

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