FIU Labor Spring 2024

Please join FreeFIU’s Labor Spring/National Higher Ed Day of Action event on Wednesday, April 17th at  3pm in the Labor Center, Room 301. 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. See the attached flyer for more information and to register. Continue reading

Post Tenure Review Impact Bargaining – 2023

The bargaining teams for UFF-FIU and the FIU Administration will hold bargaining sessions during the Fall 2023 term. They will be held remotely via Zoom. The Zoom link will be provided upon request to the bargaining team. The meetings are open for those who wish to view them, but only the bargaining teams will be recognized for discussion. October 12, 2023 at 3:30 pm Continue reading

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