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Detailed Table of Contents


Article 1: Recognition

Article 2: United Faculty Rights
Article 3: Evaluation Procedures
Article 4: Personnel Files
Article 5: Staff Reduction
Article 6: Summer Employment
Article 7: Leaves
Article 8: Salaries
Article 9: Insurance
Article 10: Grievance Period
Article 11: Appeal/Termination*
Article 12: Deductions
Article 13: Health and Safety
Article 14: Transfer
Article 15: Compliance Clause
Article 16: Duration/Signatures

Memo: Conformance with Dental Insurance Provisions

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Previous Contracts
July 1, 1997 - June 30, 1999
July 1, 1999 - June 30, 2001

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* Appeal of Denial of Tenure, Failure to Promote, Non-Renewal of Probationary appointments, Termination of Term Appointments before the end of the appointment, and Recommendations to Terminate a Tenured Faculty Member

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Section 15.0 Separability
If any provision of the Agreement or any application of this Agreement to any Faculty Member or group of Faculty Members is held to be contrary to law, then such provision or application shall not be deemed valid and subsisting, except to the extent permitted by law, and the Board and the United Faculty shall enter into immediate negotiations to replace said provision. All other provisions or applications shall continue in full force and effect.

Section 15.1 Finality and Effect of Agreement

Subdivision 15.11 Entire Agreement
This Agreement constitutes the entire Collective Bargaining Agreement between the United Faculty and the Board and concludes Collective Bargaining for its term except as provided elsewhere in this Article.

Subdivision 15.12 Effect
The parties acknowledge that the understandings and agreements arrived at through Collective Bargaining are set forth in this Agreement, and each voluntarily and unqualifiedly waives any right which might otherwise exist under law to negotiate any matter, and each agrees that the other shall not be obligated to bargain collectively with respect to any subject or matter for the term of this Agreement except as provided elsewhere in this Article.

Subdivision 15.13 No Waiver

Paragraph 15.131
Nothing in this Article waives any right or duty to bargain which may arise under the provisions of Chapter 20, Section 17.6 of the Code of Iowa.

Paragraph 15.132
Nothing in this Article waives any right the United Faculty may have to bargain with the Board concerning changes the Board may wish to implement in matters not covered by this Agreement, but which are mandatory subjects of bargaining under Chapter 20 of the Code of Iowa.

Section 15.2 Management Rights
The Board reserves all of its statutory powers and authority not lawfully modified by this Agreement.

Section 15.3 Printing and Distribution of the Master Agreement
The Board shall print and distribute the Master Agreement to all current Faculty Members within thirty (30) calendar days after this Master Agreement has been finalized and to all new Faculty Members when they begin work on campus. The Board shall pay the cost of printing and distributing the Master Agreement.

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