We want to focus your attention on two recent items in the Gainesville Sun about the significant budget cuts to, and potential closing of, UF’s successful Microfabritech research facility in the Colle ... Continue Reading →
Article 9 of the UFF-UF Collective Bargaining Agreement (2010-2013) gives certain faculty bylaws—at the department, program, and college levels—the legally binding status of the UFF-UF contract. This ... Continue Reading →
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 →
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