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UW/UAW Contract (Effective 5/4/12 - 4/30/15)
Article 17 Management Rights

Section 1. Management of the University is vested exclusively in the University. Except as otherwise provided in this Agreement, the Union agrees that the management rights of the University include, but are not limited to, the right to establish, plan, direct and control the University’s missions, programs, objectives, activities, resources and priorities; to establish and implement Affirmative Action plan and goals; to establish, revise and administer procedures, reasonable rules and regulations, and direct and control University operations; to alter, extend, or discontinue existing equipment, facilities, and location of operations; to determine or modify the number, qualifications, scheduling, responsibilities and assignment of ASEs; to evaluate, to determine the content of evaluations, and to determine the processes and criteria by which the performance of ASEs are evaluated; to establish, maintain, modify or enforce standards of performance, conduct, order and safety; to discipline or dismiss for just cause; to establish or modify the academic calendars, including holidays and holiday scheduling; to assign work locations; to schedule hours of work; to recruit, hire, or transfer; to determine how and by whom instruction is delivered; and to introduce new methods of instruction.

Section 2. The University has the sole and exclusive authority to make all decisions involving academic matters, including, but not limited to, who is taught, what is taught, how it is taught and who does the teaching. All matters including academic judgment shall be made at the sole discretion of the University.

Section 3. The determination of whether duties will be assigned to ASEs or other individuals, or reassigned from ASEs to other individuals, will be made by the University.

An overview of the new UW-UAW contract provisions can be found on the UW Graduate School website.