2023 Bargaining Reopeners

On Wednesday, Sept 6 and Thursday, Sept 7, the union will host a vote to ratify the following changes to the contract for years 2021-2024. 1. A Change to Appendix A: Position Classification in the Bargaining Unit (website link) Summary: The change brings some centre directors (administrative code C4) who don’t evaluate faculty back into our bargaining unit. This helps ensure more faculty can benefit from the collective bargaining process, and are not erroneously prohibited… Continue reading

UFF-FIU Fall 2023 Kick-off in GL Breezeway

Dear Colleagues, Over the next two weeks, UFF-FIU’s Membership Committee members will volunteer at a table located in the Green Library Breezeway (MMC) to welcome you back to campus and build our collective power. When? August 28 – 31, 2023 from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM September 5 – 8 from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM Where? Green Library Breezeway We hope many of you will stop by our union table in GL Breezeway over… Continue reading

UFF-FIU Open Letter to Council

United Faculty of Florida – Florida International University Primera Casa – Charles Perry Building Room 111 11200 SW 8th Street Miami, FL 33199 Phone: 305-348-3212 Dear Eli Deville, It has come to the attention of the Faculty Union (UFF-FIU) that Dr. Bejar has put forward regulation No.: FIU-2508, Post Tenure Faculty Review, to be approved by the Board of Trustees (BOT) at the upcoming meeting on September 14th, 2023. We are alarmed that this regulation… Continue reading

Coffee On Us

Dear Colleagues, The United Faculty of Florida – FIU Chapter invites FIU faculty, librarians, and post-docs to join us for coffee: At the Barnes & Noble Café @ MMC (2nd floor of the bookstore) From 3:00 to 4:00 pm On Thursday, July 20th. Your first two coffees (or other beverages of your choice) are on us! In Solidarity, UFF-FIU Good and Welfare Committee   Continue reading

UFF-FIU Family Beach Party

Dear Faculty and Family Members, Our Sunday April 30 Tropical Park Picnic has been rescheduled. Our new Picnic will take place at Crandon Park (Key Biscayne), Ibis Shelter on Sunday, May 7 from 11 am to 5 pm. Please no pets, glass containers or Styrofoam. Please Join Us For A UFF-FIU Family Beach Party Welcoming new members and celebrating the end of the semester Sunday, May 7, 2023 – 11 am to 5 pm Crandon… Continue reading

Chapter Council – April 2023

The Chapter Council shall meet at least twice per semester, or whenever called by the President or by a majority of the council, to establish the bargaining agenda, coordinate membership meetings, promote the welfare of the Chapter, advise the Treasurer on the chapter budget, and exercise its powers of advice and consent. April 24, 2023 from 10am to 12pm via zoom. Contact the webmaster for the link. The ultimate authority in the Chapter rests with… Continue reading

Spring Chapter Meeting and Elections

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 dues-paying members are eligible to vote in Chapter Elections! Please join us and cast your ballot. April 7, 2023 12-2pm Food provided. BBC: AC1 274 MMC: RB 130 View the ballot If you are not a dues-paying member, sign up today.   Continue reading