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The IFO is a national leader in protecting and advancing faculty rights. The IFO/Minnesota State collective bargaining agreement guarantees bargaining unit and faculty participation in the hiring, tenure, and promotion processes, and in curricula decisions. Below you will find a link to the current IFO contract, links to each chapter, and a form to submit any questions you may have about your protections under IFO contract.

IFO Contract:

Article_1-Parties

Article_2-Equal_Opportunity_and_Non-Discrimination

Article_3-Recognition

Article_4-Academic_Freedom

Article_5-Definitions

Article_6-Association_Rights

Article_7-Management_Rights

Article_8-Agreement_Against_Lockouts_and_Strikes

Article_9-Personnel_Files

Article_10-Workload

Article_11-Salaries

Article_12-Overload_Pay_and_Non-Instructional_Activities

Article_13-Summer_Sessions

Article_14-Reserved

Article_15-Retirement

Article_16-Severance_Pay

Article_17-Paid_Leaves_of_Absence

Article_18-Leaves_Without_Pay

Article_19-Professional_Improvement

Article_20-Departments_and_Department_Chairpersons

Article_21-Appointment_of_Faculty

Article_22-Professional_Development_and_Evaluation

Article_23-Retrenchment

Article_24-Faculty_Rights_in_Disciplinary_and_Investigative_Action

Article_25-Tenure_Promotions_and_Non-Renewal

Article_26_Reserved

Article_27-General_Provisions

Article_28-Grievance_Procedure

Article_29-Seniority

Article_30-Reserved

Article_31-Transfers

Article_32-Savings_Clause

Article_33-Complete_Agreement_and_Waiver_

Article_34-Duration

Article_35-Insurance

Appendix_A

Appendix_B

Appendix_C

Appendix_D

Appendix_E

Appendix_F

Appendix_G

Appendix_H

Appendix_I

Appendix_J