MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT is made March 2018, by and between New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and the United Council of Academics at NJIT, Adjunct Instructor Bargaining Unit (UCAN Adjuncts), the Parties to this Agreement.
Whereas, the UCAN Adjuncts and NJIT are Parties to a collective bargaining agreement dated July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019, (the “Contract”);
Whereas, prior to ratification of the new Contract, individual written adjunct contracts were signed by UCAN Adjuncts and processed by NJIT for the Spring 2018 semester, and some of these contracts factored in load credit multipliers for certain courses and/or courses to paid by the contact hour;
Whereas, as part of the newly ratified Contract, the Parties agreed upon a new compensation program for UCAN Adjuncts that eliminated the use of load credit multipliers and based compensation increases on the credit hour rate;
Whereas, the Parties agree to the following non-precedential adjustments to the compensation program for the term of the Contract to ensure that the UCAN Adjuncts are not negatively impacted by the recent ratification of the new Contract: