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Processes for Establishing Guidelines for Evaluation and Promotion

Article 9.7 of the CBA states that each department may adopt guidelines for evaluation and promotion. The faculty and chair may prepare draft guidelines and distribute them to all faculty for review and comment, and ultimately a vote. Deans are … Continue reading

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Political Activity Do’s and Don’ts for Faculty

We each have the Constitutional right to the freedom of speech and free association, although when exercised in the course of public sector employment, the courts have placed restrictions on our First Amendment free speech rights. As public employees, we … Continue reading

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ALEC-Modeled Anti-Union Bill Introduced in Florida House State House Representative Scott Plakon (R-Seminole) just filed House Bill 11, an anti-public employee union bill that was originally created and promulgated by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and that was introduced … Continue reading

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Florida Times-Union Article about New BOT Appointment

UNF faculty union president objects to governor’s trustee appointment Posted January 11, 2017 05:19 pm By  Amanda Williamson amanda.williamson@jacksonville.com Governor Rick Scott appointed his former chief of staff to University of North Florida’s Board of Trustees at the end of … Continue reading

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Bargaining to begin January 27th

UFF will present proposals for a much-needed family leave policy, including leave for the birth or adoption of a child, or when the employee is a primary caregiver of a family member with a serious medical condition.  We will also … Continue reading

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