By an overwhelming vote of the bargaining unit last week (May 20-23), the COVID-19 Impact Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been ratified. With this ratification, provisions aimed at protecting faculty members’ intellectual property and ensuring that their performa ... Continue Reading →
In discussions, the United Faculty of Florida and the UF administration have come to agreements over several issues regarding the reporting of outside activities via the UFOLIO system. Below is some guidance from our grievance team. If you do not have outside activities to report, you ... Continue Reading →
For the 2019-2020 budget year, the Florida Legislature approved a K-12 teacher bonus plan called, “The Best and the Brightest” (B&B). The Legislature also specified that, to release these B&B funds to qualifying teachers, bonus plans must be approved at the collective bargaini ... Continue Reading →
From the Nominations Committee: We received the certified results yesterday from the American Arbitration Association, which administered the balloting/voting process for UFF-UF. While there were a few logistical glitches, we are satisfied with the service they provided, and we b ... Continue Reading →
Our bargaining team continues to negotiate with representatives of the UF Board of Trustees (BOT) over a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) addressing the various impacts of the COVID-19 health emergency. The teams met on April 16 to discuss the MOU. They also discussed, as part of ong ... Continue Reading →
From the Nominations Committee: We want to tell you about a change in the voting procedures for this Spring’s regular Chapter elections. Normally, these would be conducted by paper ballot, distributed and returned by mail to a central gathering point – or held at the annual Spri ... Continue Reading →
The UFF-UF officer elections for 2020-21 will include one contested position, for the office of President. UFF-UF members may vote for one of the two candidates running for President. These elections will be run electronically: all members will receive a secure and private link to the ... Continue Reading →
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