Upcoming Events

Event Date Location
Union Office HoursAvailable every day this week.Monday, February 12
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Spring 2024 Office Hours
Speak with a union representative. Available every weekday until the end of the semester. See the hours in the link.
FIU Labor Spring 2024Wednesday, April 17
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Labor Center Room 301 (MMC)
Please join FreeFIU's Labor Spring/National Higher Ed Day of Action event with the panel and discussion "Rebirth Amidst Repression: Unions in Florida and Beyond" will feature University of Miami labor historian Max Fraser and a student organizer from University of Oregon's new wall-to-wall undergraduate worker union. Please view the flyer for more information.
UFF-FIU PicnicSunday, April 28
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Peacock Shelter at Crandon Park, 6747 Crandon Park Blvd, Key Biscayne
UFF-FIU warmly invites all faculty and their families to our Spring 2024 Family Picnic at the Beach! Let's celebrate us and reaching 60% membership. We will have food and drinks. RSVP: Please RSVP
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Recent Events

Event Date
Chapter Meeting & ElectionsWednesday, April 3
Coffee HourMonday, April 1
Chilli's Happy HourThursday, March 21
March For EducationSunday, March 10
Chilli's Happy HourThursday, February 15
Coffee HourWednesday, February 7
UFF-FIU Lunch in the Faculty ClubFriday, February 2
Listening Session Tuesday, January 23
Listening Session - January 19, 2024 at 10amFriday, January 19
Listening Session - January 18, 2024 at 2pmThursday, January 18
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Social Events

Luncheon Group PhotoThroughout the year, the union holds social events for members to meet colleagues across campus. In the past, these have included a "Welcome" luncheon or social for new faculty, an annual Holiday Party, and smaller monthly meetups over drinks.

Tenure and Promotion Workshops

tenure and promotionEach year, the Union presents workshops for tenure and promotion in collaboration with the Office to Advance Women, Equity & Diversity. These workshops discuss strategies for helping junior faculty advance in the University. Panels of faculty and administrators advise the faculty on many topics, including gathering strong recommendation letters, focusing research and achieving balance of research, teaching, and service.

Chapter Meetings

fall chapter meeting Chapter Meetings, which occur at least once in each of the Fall and Spring terms, are important meetings for the Chapter to democratically sets its goals and policy for the upcoming period. The Chapter membership hears reports from the Executive Committee, the Bargaining Team, the Grievance Team, etc., and helps influences policy for the upcoming period which the various committees and teams will then help carry out.

Chapter Elections

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Spring Chapter Meetings are usually held in February or March. At the spring Chapter Meeting, Officers and Senators are elected for terms beginning on the first date of the Summer academic term. Only UFF-FIU members are eligible to vote in Chapter Elections! Please join us and cast your ballot.

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