By section 3.1.7 of the UFO contract, the District provides the equivalent of 30 lecture units of release time to the UFO Executive Board each academic year. The specific allocation is determined by the Executive Board each semester. For Spring 2017, the allocation is:
- Susan Myers, Negotiations Chair – the equivalent of 4.5 lecture units (30% load)
- Rob Smedfjeld, President and negotiations – 9 lecture units (60% load)
The UFO itself pays stipends to part-time faculty for the following union work:
- The Representative-at-Large for Part-Time Faculty receives a stipend each semester in the amount of 6 hours paid at the highest hourly lecture rate for part-time faculty.
- A part-time faculty member who participates in negotiations will receive a stipend for each hour at a negotiations session, paid at the highest hourly lecture rate for part-time faculty.