Rights Under Contract

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This is intended to provide an overview of our rights under the PSC/CUNY collective bargaining agreement which provides for the terms and conditions of employment for all members of the instructional staff. The contract provides for rights and protections in the following areas:

I. UNION RIGHTS
Article 1 – Recognition
Article 2 – CUNY-PSC Relationships
Article 3 – Unit Stability
Article 4 – Check-Off and Agency Shop
Article 5 - Information and Data
Article 6 – Reassigned Time
Article 7 – Organizational Use of Facilities
Article 40 – No Strike Pledge
Article 41 – Legislative Action
Article 42 – 2002-2007 Financial Provisions

II. DUE PROCESS RIGHTS
Article 9, Section 9.1 Job Abandonment
Article 20 – Grievance and Arbitration Procedure
Article 21 – Disciplinary Actions

III. JOB SECURITY, WORKLOAD AND TENURE
Article 9 – Appointment and Reappointment
Article 10 – Schedule of Notification of Reappointment and Non-Reappt.
Article 11 – Classification of Titles
Article 12 – Certificate of Continuous Employment
Article 13- Appointments and Reappts. (HEO) Series
Article 15 – Workload – Non-teaching faculty and Professional Staff
Article 18 – Professional Evaluation
Article 19 - Personnel Files
Article 37 – Academic Calendar
Appendix A: Workload Settlement Agreement – Workload Teaching Faculty

IV. COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Article 14 – Leaves and Holidays
Article 16 – Temporary Disability and Parental Leave
Article 23- Distinguished Professorships
Article 24 – Salary Schedules
Article 26 - Welfare Benefits
Article 27 – Retirement
Article 28 – Travel Allowances
Article 29 - Waiver of Tuition Allowances
Article 34 – Medical Series
Article 35 – CUNY Law School
Article 36 – Resident Series
Appendix D: Settlement Agreement on Overscale Pay

V. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Article 15- Workload - Includes Reassigned time for Scholarly Activities and Research
Article 22- Increased Promotional Opportunities
Article 25 – Research, Fellowship and Scholar Incentive Awards
Article 33 – Faculty and Staff Development
Appendix B: Guidelines for the Implementation of HEO/CLT Professional Development Fund
Appendix C: Guidelines of the Implementation of the Adjunct Professional Development Fund

VI. OTHER CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS
Article 8 – Non-Discrimination
Article 17 – Jury Duty
Article 30 – Facilities and Services
Article 31 – Rehiring of Persons who are discontinued
Article 32 – Discontinuances
Article 38 – Workers Compensation
Article 39 – Occupational Safety and Health
Article 43 – Duration

VII. SUPPLEMENTAL AGREEMENTS
Continuing Education Teachers
Educational Opportunity Centers