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Join fellow United Faculty of Florida members for a tailgate! Meet up with old and new friends as the USF Bulls take on the Wisconsin Badgers on August 30th, 2019. Food and soft drinks provided. Bring your favorite beverage. Tent will be located in area 6D outside Raymond James Stadium.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2019 at USF UFF Faculty Blog
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Join us for the next USF UFF Chapter meeting being held on Friday, July 12, at noon at the CDB Restaurant, 5104 E. Fowler Ave., just east of USF Tampa campus. There will be pizza and salad. On the agenda, the Fall meeting schedule (starting on August 30th). All UFF... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2019 at USF UFF Faculty Blog
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UFF will host a tailgate tent at the August 30 football game between the USF Bulls and the University of Wisconsin Badgers. This NCAA game will be at the Raymond James Stadium, and attendees are responsible for getting their own tickets to the game. The UFF Tailgate Tent will is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2019 at USF UFF Faculty Blog
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The USF Chapter of the United Faculty of Florida will meet Friday at noon at CDB Restaurant at 5104 E. Fowler Ave., just east of USF Tampa. There will be pizza (and salad). Come and join in the conversation! Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2019 at USF UFF Faculty Blog
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Grievances The USF Chapter of the UFF is sponsoring a Grievance Training Workshop on Thursday, June 13, 9:30 am, at Perkins Restaurant on 5002 E. Fowler Avenue, just east of USF Tampa. We will provide breakfast, and all UFF members are welcome. This workshop will go into the fine points... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2019 at USF UFF Faculty Blog
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The USF Chapter of the United Faculty of Florida will meet Friday, June 7th at noon at CDB Restaurant at 5104 E. Fowler Ave., just east of USF Tampa. There will be pizza (and salad). Come and participate! This summer, we are also meeting on June 21, and July 5... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2019 at USF UFF Faculty Blog
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Join us for an exciting night of baseball with the Tampa Bay Rays. We have purchased a block of tickets for UFF members for the game versus the Baltimore Orioles on July 1, 2019. We will be sitting together in a group section (222) along the right field line. The... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2019 at USF UFF Faculty Blog
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We cordially invite all United Faculty of Florida Members to our farewell reception for President Genshaft on Tuesday, June 18 from 4:30-6;30 PM at Top of the Palms in the Marshall Center on the USF Tampa campus. Please RSVP to the organizers. Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2019 at USF UFF Faculty Blog
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One advantage of being represented by a union is having a contract that enumerates rights and privileges. And one of the major duties of a union is enforcing that contract. That means if the contract is violated, there is a legal recourse. Our contract is the Collective Bargaining Agreement, which... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2019 at USF UFF Faculty Blog
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The USF Chapter of the United Faculty of Florida invites all faculty to a farewell social for President Judy Genshaft on Tuesday, June 18th starting at 4:30 PM at the Top of the Palms on the third floor of the Marshall Student Center on the Tampa campus. She has been... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2019 at USF UFF Faculty Blog
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The USF Chapter of the United Faculty of Florida will meet Friday, May 24th at noon at CDB Restaurant at 5104 E. Fowler Ave., just east of USF Tampa. There will be pizza (and salad). Come and participate! This summer, we are meeting June 7 & 21, and July 5... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2019 at USF UFF Faculty Blog
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The USF Chapter of the United Faculty of Florida will meet Friday, May 10th at noon at CDB Restaurant at 5104 E. Fowler Ave., just east of USF Tampa. There will be pizza (and salad). On the agenda: meeting locations this summer. Come and participate! This summer, we will meet... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2019 at USF UFF Faculty Blog
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Ballots are in the mail to USF UFF member home addresses to amend the constitution and bylaws to approve the following: Moving dates for nominations and election materials to allow more time for members to vote in the spring. Changing the names of two standing committees (From "Services" to "Membership"... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2019 at USF UFF Faculty Blog
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The next USF UFF Chapter meeting will be held Friday, April 19th, on the USF Tampa Campus in EDU 317 from 12:00-1:30 PM. At that meeting Travel Scholarship recipients will be selected. Lunch is included. Participate! Join us! Support us! Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2019 at USF UFF Faculty Blog
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The next chapter meeting will be held April 5th from 12:00 pm-1:30 pm on the USF Sarasota/Manatee campus, location to be announced. Stay tuned for details and plan to join us! Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2019 at USF UFF Faculty Blog
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The UFF USF Election Committee counted the ballots on March 21st, and here are the candidates elected: For President: Art Shapiro. For Vice President: Steve Lang. For Secretary: Greg McColm. For Treasurer: Sonia Wohlmuth. For Delegate to the FEA Assembly: Karin Braunsberger, Steve Lang, Richard Manning, Greg McColm, Arthur Shapiro.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2019 at USF UFF Faculty Blog
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The USF Chapter of the United Faculty of Florida will meet Friday, March 22nd at noon on USF Tampa in EDU 317. Lunch will be provided. On the agenda: bargaining, consolidating USF, plans for the fall recruiting campaign, and proposals to amend the UFF USF Constitution and Bylaws: Chapter Elections.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2019 at USF UFF Faculty Blog
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The week of March 18, the USF Presidential Search Committee will meet on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, and the Board of Trustees will meet on Friday to interview candidates. The meetings will be in USF Tampa Sam Gibbons Traditions Hall, except that on Thursday there will also be meetings in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2019 at USF UFF Faculty Blog
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You should be receiving a ballot for the UFF USF Chapter election early this week (March 11-13). They will arrive in 9 x 11 envelopes. Inside there will be a white instruction sheet and a blue ballot. Fill in both sides of the ballot. There are candidates for four offices... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2019 at USF UFF Faculty Blog
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The USF Chapter of the UFF will award six $ 500 Travel Scholarships for summer and fall. This will be for travel for participation in a professional activity. All applications are due by Wednesday, April 17, and only UFF members are eligible. In addition, no recipient of the 2018 cycles... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2019 at USF UFF Faculty Blog
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The next chapter meeting will be on Friday, March 8 at noon, in EDU 317 on the Tampa Campus. There will be free lunch. Come and join in the conversation! Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2019 at USF UFF Faculty Blog
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This blog post is to UFF members. You do your part, paying dues, but the union is all of us, working together. We are a volunteer organization, and we need volunteers. Since this is election season, we ask you to consider helping out by running for an office or a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2019 at USF UFF Faculty Blog
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Mark your calendars! the next USF UFF Chapter meeting is Friday, February 22nd at noon on the Tampa Campus in the education building, EDU 317. The meeting offers updates on union activities (the upcoming election, collective bargaining, and more), and lunch! We hope you can join us and participate. Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2019 at USF UFF Faculty Blog
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If your contractual rights have been violated, you may be able to pursue redress by filing a grievance. A “grievance” is a formal complaint that the contract (the Collective Bargaining Agreement) was violated. Grievances can include mishandling of annual evaluations, or tenure or promotion applications; inappropriate assignments; incorrect pay; violations... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2019 at USF UFF Faculty Blog
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Joining USF's chapter of UFF offers you several benefits. Here are a few for you to consider: Representation in grievances. UFF cannot represent a non-member in a grievance or litigation. The right to run and vote for office in the UFF chapter and in statewide elections Special deals in insurance,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2019 at USF UFF Faculty Blog