A. University Facilities and Services
1. The Association shall be permitted reasonable use of existing bulletin boards for the publication of notices pertaining to the conduct of Association affairs.
B. Information and Data
1. The University agrees to furnish to the Association in response to reasonable requests from time to time available information necessary for the Association to prepare for collective bargaining and to implement this Agreement. The Association shall promptly receive appropriate memoranda involving contract-implementation policy and procedures having University-wide application.
The Association may install a 577-telephone extension for which the Association agrees to pay the installation and monthly charges. The University agrees to list the Association office in the Wayne State University Faculty and Staff Directory and, upon request, will furnish twenty-five (25) complimentary copies of the Faculty and Staff Directory to the Association.
The Association may receive two (2) master parking gate cards (for the regularly assessed fee), which the Association agrees will be used for official Association business only.
E. Printing of Agreement
Copies of this Agreement will be printed at the expense of the University and shall be provided for each member of the bargaining unit as soon as possible after ratification of the Agreement. In addition, the Association will receive two hundred (200) printed copies of the Agreement for its use. Prior to printing the Agreement, the Association and the Administration will review the typeset, layout, design and font selection to assure accuracy and attractiveness.
F. Released Time
The University will provide for released time for the Association President, the Grievance Coordinators, the Contract-Implementation Officers, and the Chief Negotiator.
If the Grievance Coordinators and the Contract-Implementation Officers are members of the faculty, they will be given a one-course reduction in their teaching duties per term; and if they are members of the academic staff, they will be released from their regular University duties for a period not to exceed two hundred (200) hours per term.
If the Association President is a member of the faculty, s/he will be released from fifty percent (50%) of the standard teaching load in the unit to which s/he is assigned; and if s/he is a member of the academic staff, s/he shall receive fifty percent (50%) released time from his/her regular University duties.
If the Chief Negotiator is a member of the faculty, s/he will be given a one-course reduction from normal teaching load for one (1) term that can be taken during, immediately prior to, or immediately following the negotiations; and if s/he is a member of the academic staff, s/he will be released from regular University duties for a period not to exceed two hundred (200) hours during the negotiations.
In order to allow the units to make suitable arrangements, the Association will notify the University as soon as possible but at least ninety (90) days prior to the date of the commencement of the released time.
G. Association Staff Medical Insurance
Five (5) employees of the Association shall be eligible to participate in the medical insurance program of the University (including eligibility to the Retirees’ Program of Medical Insurance) without University subsidy.