USF-UFF Chapter Meeting

Time & Place. The Chapter Meeting was held at 12 noon on USF Tampa in SOC128.

Attendance. Ten UFF members, including seven members of the Council, one staff member.

President’s Report.

  • Consolidation. Discussion of recent developments.
  • UFF Senate Meeting. Discussion.
  • Grievance Chair search. Discussion.

New Business.

  • Chapter Meetings. Discussion of possibility of videoconferencing to help faculty at other campuses to participate.
    • Motion made and seconded that the Chapter shall subscribe to Zoom. Motion passes.
  • Compression / Inversion of salaries. The Chapter will study the issue; the Chapter will purchase a copy of the next OSU survey when it becomes available on April.
  • Chapter Meetings. We will set dates for meetings at USF St. Petersburg and USF Sarasota / Manatee later this semester.
  • Tenure and Promotion Workshops. We will wait until the tenure and promotion situation is clarified.


  • Grievances. Discussion of grievances with positive outcomes. There is evidence that Letters of Counsel are being abused.
  • Collective Bargaining. Status of Bargaining Survey.

These minutes respectfully submitted by G. McColm on 19 February 2020.