End-of-semester Newsletter from the President

Dear Colleagues, I am afraid this email may be a little lengthy, as it has been a while, and a million things have changed, and it’s the end of the semester and more things are changing, and I’m not exactly sure how many actual functioning brain cells are left in my head. I do want to say Congratulations on making it through day 389 of March 2020! It has been a long semester, a long year, and I know… Continue reading

Highlights from the Spring Chapter Meeting

Thank you for everyone who attended our Spring Chapter Meeting via Zoom and made their voice heard as members of the union! If you could not attend, you can find the meeting minutes here. Highlights: Legislative Affairs (Chair, Jim Burns) The 2021 Florida Legislative Session is well underway and anti-union bills are moving through committees and to the floor at a fast pace. We need all of the membership active in contacting their state Senators and… Continue reading

2021 Spring Chapter Meeting & Elections Ballot

The spring Chapter Meeting will be held on Friday, April 2nd from 11 am-1 pm via Zoom. All faculty will be emailed a Zoom link and password to join the meeting to their FIU email. If you are not currently receiving emails from UFF-FIU and you wish to attend, please check your spam folder and then contact webmaster@uff-fiu.org ASAP! Additionally, nominations for union leadership positions for 2021-22 have closed as of March 12th. Below you… Continue reading

UFF Members: Return UFF Statewide Elections Ballot by March 23rd

Please remember that the recommended postmark date to return your ballot for this year’s UFF Statewide Election is Tuesday, March 23rd. The election formally ends on Wednesday, March 31st. Statewide elections are very important, as the outcome determines our statewide union leadership for the next two years. If you have not yet voted, please fill out your ballot and return it as soon as possible. Your ballot should have arrived at your home address within… Continue reading

2021-22 Chapter Elections: Call for Nominations

Elections for the following UFF-FIU positions will be held at the April 2nd UFF-FIU Chapter Meeting from 11am-1pm on Zoom. Full descriptions of positions can be found below as well as referenced in Article VI of the UFF-FIU By-Laws. Terms for all positions are for one year effective on the first day of the Summer academic term in the year 2021 (May 10, 2021) and run until the beginning of the subsequent summer academic term. President Vice President… Continue reading

UFF Statewide Elections: Call for Nominations

The statewide Chapter of United Faculty of Florida has opened nominations for officer and delegate positions to be elected in Spring 2021. You can view officer duties and responsibilities in the UFF Constitution & Bylaws. Nominated individual must be a dues-paying UFF member in good standing. Please email the UFF Elections Committee (UFF_Elections@FloridaEA.org) to nominate individuals for the following positions: UFF Statewide President UFF First Vice President FEA Governance Board Members (UFF has two slots)… Continue reading

Election Results

The spring Chapter Meeting was held on Tuesday, March 24th from 10am-12pm. Due to current campus restrictions, the UFF-FIU Executive Committee held a remote meeting via Zoom. All faculty were emailed a Zoom link and password to join the meeting. The nominations for union leadership positions closed onMarch 10th. Below was the ballot for all Chapter Officers, UFF Senators, and FEA Delegates for the next year. No positions were opposed. All candidates on the ballot… Continue reading