2009-2011 Master Agreement

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



Master Agreement
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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 at its expense print and distribute fifty (50) copies of the Master Agreement to the United Faculty within thirty (30) calendar days after this Master Agreement has been finalized.  The Board shall also provide a copy to each new faculty member.  The Board shall also place the Master Agreement on the University web site at:  http://www.uni.edu/vpaa/09-11facultycontract/.


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