Article 1 – Recognition

The University recognizes the Union of Rutgers Administrators-American Federation of Teachers (URA-AFT), Local #1766, AFL-CIO, as the sole and exclusive representative of all Rutgers University employees included below for the purpose of collective negotiations for terms and conditions of employment. Groups of employees may be added or deleted by mutual consent of the parties.

  1. Included: All regularly employed administrative employees employed by Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey at its New Brunswick, Piscataway, Newark and Camden campuses and all off-campus and other locations, all term contract employees who perform the unit work of URA- AFT Local #1766, all temporary employees who perform the unit work of URA-AFT Local #1766, and all casual employees who work an average of at least four hours per week over a period of 90 calendar days (the 90 calendar day period defined by the Workplace Democracy Enhancement Act) who perform the unit work of URA-AFT Local #1766.
  2. Excluded: All managerial executive employees, supervisory employees (as to administrative unit employees), professional employees, confidential employees, casual employees who work an average of fewer than four hours per week over a period of 90 calendar days (the 90 calendar day period defined by the Workplace Democracy Enhancement Act) or who do not perform the unit work of URA-AFT Local #1766, temporary employees who do not perform the unit work of URA-AFT Local #1766, T-coded employees, term contract employees who do not perform the unit work of URA-AFT Local #1766, police employees, faculty, employees whose inclusion presents a conflict of interest (e.g. Internal Auditors and Claims Managers), employees currently represented in other collective negotiations units, and all other non-administrative employees.

The term “Union” when used herein will refer to the Union of Rutgers Administrators- American Federation of Teachers (URA-AFT), Local #1766, AFL-CIO.

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