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Negotiations: Article 6, Management Rights

Wright State University Chapter

American Association of University Professors

The administration put forth the article shown below at the March 25, 2013 negotiating session.

Reports about the status of this article will be found below the article itself.

See our CBA Negotiations page for a roster of the AAUP-WSU negotiating team, brief reports about each Monday's negotiation session, and an article-by-article summary table with links to detailed information about each individual article that either the administration or AAUP-WSU proposes to include in the CBA.

Article 6

Management Rights

6.1 Except as expressly limited by the terms of this Agreement, nothing shall limit the right and responsibility of the Board of Trustees, directly or acting through its duly constituted authorities, to exercise all powers, rights, authorities, prerogatives, duties and responsibilities conferred upon and vested in it by the laws and Constitution of the State of Ohio and of the United States, whether exercised or not. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, nothing contained herein shall in any way limit the University’s right to adopt, modify, implement, or terminate policies, rules, regulations, and procedures in furtherance and accomplishment of its statutorily mandated authorities and responsibilities.

6.2 These rights include, but are not limited to, the right to:

6.2.1 determine matters of inherent managerial policy which include, but are not limited to, areas of discretion or policy such as the functions and programs of the University, standards of services, its overall budget, utilization of technology, and organizational structure;

6.2.2 direct, supervise, evaluate, and hire Bargaining Unit Faculty or other employees;

6.2.3 maintain and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of University operations;

6.2.4 determine the overall methods, process, means, or personnel by which University operations are to be conducted;

6.2.5 suspend, discipline, demote, or discharge for just cause, or lay off, transfer, assign, schedule, promote, or retain Bargaining Unit Faculty or other employees;

6.2.6 determine the adequacy of the work force;

6.2.7 determine the overall mission of the University;

6.2.8 effectively manage the work force; and

6.2.9 take actions to carry out the mission of the University.

Status of Negotiations about the Above Article

April 22, 2013

The parties' Chief Negotiators initialed initialed -- "TA'd" -- this article, thus signifying tentative agreement on this article. Here is a pdf file showing the TA'd article.

March 25, 2013

In putting forth the proposal above, the administration stated that this article is taken directly from the existing CBA for tenure-eligible and tenured (TET) faculty.

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