Chapter Meeting Tomorrow Noon on USF St. Petersburg
Tomorrow Friday the Chapter will meet at 12 noon on USF St. Petersburg at the University Student Center in the Ocean Room. We will have sandwiches, pop, and snacks.
The remaining chapter meetings this semester on November 20 and December 4, both of them on USF Tampa in EDU 415.
Check us out. Join the movement. Bring a colleague.
Tenure & Promotion Workshop Tomorrow on USF St. Petersburg
UFF will hold a Tenure and Promotion Workshop tomorrow at 11 am on USF St. Petersburg at the University Student Center in the Ocean Room. This workshop is open to UFF members, but non-members may bring a membership form and participate. We will cover the tenure and promotion processes, including preparation of tenure or promotion packets and your rights and protections under the contract.
The UFF USF Biweekly has been running an occasional series on tenure and promotion, and past articles are posted on the front page of our website.
UFF Continues its Travel Scholarship Program: All UFF Members are Eligible
The USF Chapter of the UFF will award four $ 500 Travel Scholarships for next spring and summer.
All UFF USF members are eligible for one of four $ 500 travel scholarships to be randomly selected at the December 4 UFF USF Chapter Meeting. Any member may submit a proposal - a proposal being a paragraph describing the professional activity for which the travel scholarship will be applied - to us by campus mail (UFF Membership Committee, 30238 USF Holly Drive) or by email; all proposals must be received by December 3. You may join UFF by December 3 and be eligible to apply. See the travel scholarship flyer.
This initiative is part of our membership campaign. If you would like to become active in the UFF USF Membership Drive, contact the Membership Chair, Adrienne Berarducci.
Join UFF Today!
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.
If you have been the victim of a violation of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, you have thirty days from the time you knew or should have known of the violation to file a grievance. If you are, and at the time of the violation were, a dues-paying member of the United Faculty of Florida, you have the right to union representation. To contact the UFF USF Grievance Committee, go to the online contact form. For more information, see our web-page on grievances.
Visit Us on Facebook
Visit the United Faculty of Florida at USF Facebook page. This page is a place where UFF members can exchange thoughts and ideas. The page is "public", but only dues-paying UFF members are eligible to post items on the page. If you are a UFF member, ask to join on the page, or contact the Communications Committee. The Committee will invite every UFF member that asks to join. So check us out. UFF members are welcome to join, and non-members are welcome to look.