UFF continues to work for faculty in Tallahassee, and at times DC, but it can be effective only with faculty involvement. The only way to prevent further erosion of our rights and benefits is to support UFF's lobbying to head off future anti-public employee and anti-education bills in ... Continue Reading →
I regret to report that the Florida Supreme Court has overturned the Circuit Court and affirmed the constitutionality of the Florida Legislature's 2011 3% cut to state employee and university employee retirement benefits. ... Continue Reading →
In recognition of the recent changes to the university sponsored term life insurance program, I asked our state affiliate Florida Education Association (FEA) and our national affiliate American Federation of Teachers (AFT) to find a better source of term life insurance for UFF members ... Continue Reading →
Register for the National Education Association’s (NEA’s) Click & Save, the online discount buying service for NEA members, highlights select retailers and merchants each month. Check out the features for September 2012 Abe’s of Maine (electronics): $5 off $70 Art.com: 20% ... 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 cost you many thousands of dollars in retirement benefits. ... 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 participants tens and possibly hundreds of thousands of dollars in retirement benefi ... Continue Reading →
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