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Download, fill in, and mail the membership form. Benefits of membership include the right to run and vote in UFF chapter and statewide elections; representation in grievances (UFF cannot represent a non-member in a grievance or litigation); special deals in insurance, travel, legal advice, and other packages provided by our affiliates; free insurance coverage for job-related liability; and the knowledge you are supporting education in Florida. Come and join the movement.

Communications

The USF System Chapter of the UFF publishes the Biweekly; here is the most recent issue.

We also occasionally issue press releases.

For information, contact the Communications Committee.

Visit us on Facebook!

We have a Facebook page!  Check out United Faculty of Florida at USF.  It is public (so anyone - students, colleagues, the provost - and read it) and all UFF members are eligible to join the group that posts items on it.  The page serves as a forum for UFF members to share issues and interests.  Check it out!

Politics

Since the budget - and many policies - of higher education are governed by politicians, it is necessary for UFF to educate elected and appointed officials and representatives.  Our affiliates provide descriptions of current concerns at:

The fall election is coming up.  See:

One of the realities of politics is that money buys attention: sound argument buys one only so much in the political world.  This brings us to an important point.  The UFF maintains a Political Action Committee that makes campaign contributions.  But since dues money does not go towards campaign contributions, the PAC relies on donations from members.

One way that a UFF member may make a helpful contribution to the UFF PAC is by donating a dollar per paycheck - that's all - to the UFF PAC. This can be done by setting up a paycheck deduction:

This will provide us with useful ammunition in Tallahassee.  For more information about the UFF Political Action Committee, go to our UFF PAC page.