Message from UFF President Gothard on HB 233

The United Faculty of Florida encourages all higher education faculty, staff, and students to ignore the voluntary “Viewpoint Discrimination” survey for the following reasons: Florida’s government has no right to know the thoughts, feelings, or political or religious beliefs of anyone, including the higher education community. Privacy is the bedrock of democracy and a safeguard … Continue reading Message from UFF President Gothard on HB 233

Legislative Update

According to a communication we received from UFF, your timely collective actions and those of our allies from across the state have defeated HB 1197 (the union decertification bill)! If you sent an email or called our representatives in the legislature: THANK YOU! There’s no doubt this bill will return again next year. We know … Continue reading Legislative Update

Nomination and Election Notice

NOMINATION AND ELECTION NOTICEUNITED FACULTY OF FLORIDA-UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA CHAPTER NOMINATIONS Nominations for the offices of President, Vice President for Grievances, Vice-President for Bargaining, Secretary, Treasurer, Six (6) Senators, Three (3) FEA Delegates, and a Membership Officer, will be accepted from the floor at the March 2022 membership meeting at the date, time, and … Continue reading Nomination and Election Notice

2021-2022 “Reopener” CBA Ratification Vote

UFF-UWF has scheduled a virtual faculty ratification vote for the 2021-2022 “Reopener” Collective Bargaining Agreement.  Voting will open on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021 and close at 11:59p.m. CST on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021. Voting will take place electronically. In-unit faculty will receive a verifiable voting email to their UWF email address from Helois (heliosvoting.org).  UFF … Continue reading 2021-2022 “Reopener” CBA Ratification Vote

UFF Candidate Videos and Townhall

First, the UFF Presidential Candidates’ campaign video speeches are available (https://myuff.org/elections/). You can also click the links below to  watch the campaign videos (listed in alphabetical order): Andrew Gothard: https://youtu.be/-1CZI90GIHAKaren Morian: https://youtu.be/NEzn1KdPHm4  Should you have any questions, feel free to direct them to the Elections Committee. UFF_Elections@floridaea.org Martin Balinsky, TCC chairDebby Hicks, LSSCKrystal Williams, FAMU-GAU Each Presidential candidate will … Continue reading UFF Candidate Videos and Townhall

2020-2023 “Fullbook” CBA Ratification Vote

UFF-UWF has scheduled a virtual faculty ratification vote for the 2020-2023 “Fullbook” Collective Bargaining Agreement. Voting will open on Wednesday, Nov. 18 and close at 11:59p.m. on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. Voting will take place electronically. In-unit faculty will receive a verifiable voting email to their UWF email address from Helois (heliosvoting.org).  (UFF will message faculty … Continue reading 2020-2023 “Fullbook” CBA Ratification Vote

Nomination and Election Update – COVID-19

UFF-UWF recently posted here and mailed nomination and election information to UFF-UWF members regarding the upcoming chapter elections. UFF-UWF has spoken to our state office, and to ensure safety of members and to subscribe to COVID-19 protocols, UFF-UWF is amending the nomination process to accept only emailed nominations and statements of willingness to serve. The … Continue reading Nomination and Election Update – COVID-19