Our Contract has been Ratified!

On Monday, January 27, 2020, the tentative agreement reached between the HPAE Local 5094 Negotiation Committee and UH was ratified by an overwhelming majority of members. The highlights are as follows:

  • Agreement effective from October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2021.
  • 2% across the board wage increase retroactive to October 2018.
  • 3% across the board wage increase retroactive to January 2020.
  • 3% across the board wage increase effective October 2020.
  • Tuition refund increased to $3700 per year for full time members which is prorated for part timers.
  • New language to protect members that allege their work environments are hostile due to retaliation and intimidation from management.
  • Strengthened language to ensure every member receives a fair hearing during the grievance process.
  • Updated language to include provisions from the Workplace Democracy Enhancement Act.

In Solidarity,

HPAE 5094 Negotiations Committee

Christine Boardingham, Jacques Lherison, Jacob Luftman, Ivette Suarez-Vega, and Judy Vincenty