If you would like to discuss faculty concerns, including health insurance and benefit changes as well as legislative issues, UFF leaders would be happy to come to your department ... Continue Reading →
You recently received notice from UF's HR office that the employer contribution to ORP retirement plans will be reduced by 2.28 percentage points, approximately a 30% cut. If you are in ORP, this will ... Continue Reading →
In a message to you a couple of weeks ago I listed a number of questions to which I suggested members of the university community – faculty, staff, students – deserved an answer. The chief ones, of co ... Continue Reading →
Before the Administration imposes the draconian budget cuts it claims are unavoidable, it owes the faculty answers to these questions: 1. Why, instead of imposing a hiring freeze, is it continuing wit ... Continue Reading →
We regret to report that on April 27, 2012, Governor Scott signed HB5005 cutting state contributions to ORP retirement plans by 2.28 percentage points, roughly a 30% cut, a cut that will cost most ORP ... Continue Reading →
A multi-department team of UFF leaders in the College of Engineering, headed by John Schueller (Mechanical & Aerospace), has been reaching out to colleagues who have not yet joined the UFF. This s ... Continue Reading →
Before the 2012 legislative session, leaders of the House and Senate, as well as the Governor, warned that higher education faced severe budget cuts this year. They also called for a transformation of ... Continue Reading →
Message from UFF-UF President John Biro: President Machen insists that spending reserve funds, as the Legislature and Board of Governors expects universities to do to make up for the one-time cut made ... Continue Reading →
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