USF-UFF Chapter Meeting

Attendance. Twelve, including eight members of the Chapter Council, insufficient for a quorum.

Coalition of Immokalee Workers.Representatives made a presentation on conditions of employment of tomato workers, and its Penny for a Pound campaign to pay an additional penny for each pound of tomatoes to increase tomato worker wages.

  • Motion that the USF Chapter of the UFF encourage all members of the Bargaining Unit to participate in the March 5 march in downtown Tampa, sponsored by the Coalition of Immokolee Workers. Motion approved unanimously.
  • Motion that the USF Chapter of the UFF donate $ 200 to the CIW. Motion approved unanimously.

Protests in Wisconsin.

  • Motion that the USF Chapter of the UFF donate $ 200 for the Wisconsin higher education affiliates of the NEA and AFT. Motion approved unanimously.


  • Treasury report. We are solvent.
  • Political action. We are active.
  • Communications. The Executive Committee has approved moving forward with DeftLogic’s proposal to reorganize the website.
  • FEA Retired. Discussion

These minutes respectfully submitted by G. McColm on February 27, 2011.