MOU on Fall Faculty Work

We are very pleased to share our newly signed Memorandum of Understanding with the FIU administration concerning Fall faculty work. Moving forward, we are going to schedule a ratification vote for shortly after 9-month faculty are back on contracts and will be sending more information about that process in the coming weeks. We will also be scheduling a Q&A meeting about the agreement in the upcoming weeks. Click here to view the MOU in PDF form A… Continue reading

UFF-FIU Chapter Council Committee Assignments

At the June 26th Chapter Council meeting, UFF-FIU Committee assignments were finalized. The following standing committees, as outlined in the UFF-FIU Chapter Bylaws, are as follows: Grievance  Eric Dwyer, Chair Lorna Veraldi Maria Reid Debra Davis Bargaining Daniel Saunders, Chair Pete Markowitz James Burns Charles (C.G.) Shields Deanne Butchey Paul Sharp Thomas Breslin Suchi Mishra Legislative Affairs  James Burns, Chair Marc Weinstein Jacob Berglin Good and Welfare Rebecca Christ, Chair Tania Santiago Perez Tiana Solis… Continue reading

UFF-FIU FIU-BOT Memorandum of Understanding

Dear faculty, During this difficult and extraordinary period, when we are feeling the impacts of COVID-19 and acting to minimize its disruption to our students and our own work, it is important that faculty rights established in the Collective Bargaining Agreement are not overlooked. With this in mind, the UFF-FIU bargaining team and the FIU Administration bargaining team have agreed to the following Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to minimize the effects of decisions made such… Continue reading

Important Temporary Remote Work Message

NOTICE: The following message was crafted in response to the March 12th order from the Governor to move all instruction online. As of March 16th, FIU is further transitioning to remote work including the closing of libraries and other campus services. Please visit the FIU Coronavirus Reponse page for up-to-date information. UFF-FIU will continue to provide faculty with union updates as needed. Dear Faculty, Given the Governor’s decision to immediately transition to remote instruction until… Continue reading