USF-UFF Chapter Meeting
There were twelve people in attendance.

Agenda & Introductions.
Agenda approved and introductions made.

The minutes from the September 19 meeting were approved.


  1. The Membership Chair reported on Michael Berube’s visit.
  2. The Membership Chair presented a Memorandum of Agreement proposing a study.
    • Motion to table Memorandum of Agreement made, seconded, and passed.
  3. Follow-up on UFF Senate item: discussion of the organization of a Membership Committee.

Legal Matters.
A legal matter was discussed.

There will be a consultation with the Administration on Tuesday at 9:30 am. Discussion of consultation agenda.

Member Survey.
Discussion of proposed survey of members, and of communications between union and membership.

  • Motion to table implementation of proposed survey made, seconded, and passed.


  • UFF Senate follow-up: as of November 5, UFF will not represent non-members in grievances.
  • Grievances: discussion of an outstanding grievance.
  • Bargaining: the Chief Negotiator reported on the current situation.
  • USF Senate: discussion of common concerns of UFF and the Faculty Senate.
  • Treasury: we have money.
  • Communications: report on current communications.

Meeting Adjourned.

These minutes respectfully submitted by G. McColm on October 4, 2008.