Adjunct Faculty Excluded from the AFT Bargaining Unit
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Adjunct faculty who have any of the positions listed under # 2 below are NOT INCLUDE in the AFT
adjunct faculty bargaining unit and not eligible to become a member of the AFT although they are
covered by the Adjunct Faculty contract.

   Relevant Adjunct Faculty Contract Language -


    A. The STATE, by the Office of Employee Relations, and the Colleges/Universities hereby recognize the UNION as the exclusive representative
      for the purpose of collective negotiations for all terms and conditions of employment in a unit embracing the institutions set forth in 
      Paragraph B.2 below, the composition of which is described as follows:


  2. Excluded:

a. Members of the full-time/part-time unit of faculty, librarians, and professional staff at the State Colleges/Universities;

b. State College/University President and Vice Presidents;

c. Deans, Associate and Assistant Deans, and other managerial executives and confidential employees at the State Colleges/Universities;

d. All State employees, including employees at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Rutgers University and the judiciary, who are excluded from negotiations units because they are managerial executives or confidential employees;

e. Supervisors within the meaning of the Act at the State Colleges/Universities;

f. Bookstore staff, food service staff, etc. at the State Colleges/Universities;

g. Graduate assistants at the State Colleges/Universities;

h. All persons at the State Colleges/Universities included in other negotiations units;

i. All officers and persons included on the union or management negotiations teams in all State negotiations units, including those at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Rutgers and the judiciary. This paragraph shall not apply to members of bargaining unit;

j. All employees employed by or holding office in local, county, State or Federal governmental departments, agencies or bodies where the responsibilities of the employees include monitoring or evaluating the Colleges/Universities, rendering decisions or issuing policies affecting the Colleges/Universities or having information regarding the Colleges/Universities that are not otherwise available to the public or in advance of any public disclosure;

k. All employees and consultants of the New Jersey Association of State Colleges and Universities, Inc.

l. All others   ( this wording is being clarified )


                            ( December 11, 2008 )