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Employee Assembly

Resolution Status Abstract Last Updated Term
11 Resolution 11: EA R11: Promoting Staff Participation in Cornell Campus Climate Change Literacy Goals Adopted This resolution supports the University’s efforts to promote climate change literacy and recommends that staff be a central component of furthering Cornell climate literacy goals. 05/11/2018 12:55pm Employee Assembly AY 2017-2018
10 Resolution 10: EA R10: Improving Consistency in Retirement Benefit Accrual Policies Draft This resolution seeks to eliminate the distinction between non-exempt staff and exempt staff under the Cornell University Retirement Program (CURP) in order that all benefits-eligible endowed employees should become eligible to receive University contributions to their retirement plans upon employment, without any waiting period as now required only for non-exempt staff. 05/14/2018 11:52am Employee Assembly AY 2017-2018
9 Resolution 9: EA R9: Recommending Revisions to Leave Accrual Rejected This resolution accepts a recommendation from the EA Personnel Policy Committee for the Office of Human Resources to revise the policy on leave accrual with an effective date of January 1, 2018. 02/06/2018 2:19pm Employee Assembly AY 2017-2018
8 Resolution 8: EA R8: Furthering the Institutional Commitment to LGBTQ+ Inclusion Adopted This resolution recommends specific actions and strategies to advance workplace protections and to promote LGBTQ+ inclusion. 03/09/2018 4:21pm Employee Assembly AY 2017-2018
7 Resolution 7: EA R7: Advancing a Comprehensive Transportation Plan for the Ithaca Campus Adopted This resolution calls upon Transportation Services to advance a Comprehensive Transportation Planning Study. 01/04/2018 11:14am Employee Assembly AY 2017-2018
6 Resolution 6: EA R6: Reducing Community Violence and Hate through Staff Involvement and Support Submitted to the President In response to recent cases of violence and discrimination on campus, the EA makes this statement in opposition and calls on the administration to take specific actions to challenge institutional inequity. 02/05/2018 9:42am Employee Assembly AY 2017-2018
5 Resolution 5: EA R5: Clarification of Section 1.9 in the Bylaws Adopted This resolution clarifies how abstention votes are counted in the EA Bylaws. 01/04/2018 11:24am Employee Assembly AY 2017-2018
4 Resolution 4: EA R4: Approval of the 2017-2018 Operating Budget Adopted This is the Operating Budget for the EA 2017-2018 legislative session. 01/04/2018 11:21am Employee Assembly AY 2017-2018
3 Resolution 3: EA R3: In Support of the CARE Fund Adopted This resolution allocates funds from the EA budget to support the fundraising efforts of the CARE Fund. 03/14/2018 10:03am Employee Assembly AY 2017-2018
2 Resolution 2: EA R2: Fostering Meaningful Employee Engagement Returned by President This resolution recommends that the Board of Trustees Committee on Composition and Governance establish a committee on the workforce and add an additional Employee-elected Trustee. 03/14/2018 10:02am Employee Assembly AY 2017-2018
1 Resolution 1: EA R1: Adopting the 2017-2018 Standing Rules Adopted This resolution adopts the Standing Rules of the Employee Assembly for the 2017-2018 legislative term. 11/17/2017 3:23pm Employee Assembly AY 2017-2018