Impact Bargaining 2020

This page is dedicated to information surrounding impact bargaining due to the coronavirus response at UNF.

View the June 11th Presentation to the Board of Trustees Team HERE

Watch the Impact Bargaining Sessions HERE.

Timeline

3.11.2020. State University System Statement on COVID-19
“REMOTE INSTRUCTION Effective immediately, all universities will make plans to transition to remote instruction as soon as possible.”

3.11.2020.  Message from UFF-UNF
“I wanted to reach out to you to let you know that UFF-UNF has been proactive in communicating with UNF administration, as well as with the United Faculty of Florida state office and our sister chapters regarding the health and safety concerns raised by the COVID-19 pandemic.”

3.11.2020. Coronavirus Update: UNF Transitioning to Remote Instruction/work
“UNF is temporarily transitioning all in-person teaching to remote instruction for the two-week period following the completion of spring break week, March 15-22.”  (3.24.2020 – Summer A &C; 4.1.2020 Summer B) (remote work)

3.13.2020.  UFF-UNF.  Bargaining (standard)
Discussed issue and concerns surrounding Cornavirus

3.14.2020. Questions from UFF-UNF [to UNF] regarding the impact of the coronavirus event.

3.19.2020.  Discussion of UFF-UNF questions on Coronavirus event [Zoom meeting]
Guiding principle:  “Prevent adverse impacts and harmful effects”
Scope of impacts:  Framework
Agreed to formally bargain: TBD

3.26.2020 UNF Proposed Memorandum of Understanding

4.3.2020. UFF-UNF Impact Bargaining

4.10.2020.  UFF-UNF MOU formal agreement
Agreement reached on 9 of 12 items – intellectual property, continuity of instruction, ISQ administration, ISQ use for annual evaluation and tenure appraisal, ISQ use for application dossier for tenure or promotion, ISQ scheduling, tenure clock, conference reimbursement, retention and non-waiver of other rights and continued negotiations

4.17.2020.  UFF-UNF Impact Bargaining (cont’d)
Items 8, 9, 11 of original UNF Proposed Memorandum of Understanding – (8) Protocols for reimbursement of instructional equipment/lost travel costs; (9) safe access protocols; (11) guidance to chairs/directors for summer appointments/assignments, annual evaluations, annual tenure/promotion appraisals, appraisal of tenure/promotion applications

4.30.2020.  UFF-UNF Impact Bargaining (cont’d)
Items 8, 9, 11 of original UNF Proposed Memorandum of Understanding – (8) protocols for reimbursement of instructional equipment/lost travel costs; (9) safe access protocols; (11) guidance to chairs/directors for summer appointments/assignments, annual evaluations, annual tenure/promotion appraisals, appraisal of tenure/promotion applications. Summer appointments and Assignments

5.29.2020.  UFF-UNF Town Hall
Information and issues regarding campus reopening

6.3.2020.  UFF-UNF Impact Bargaining (remaining items)
Items 8, 9, 11 of original UNF Proposed Memorandum of Understanding –(8) protocols for reimbursement of instructional equipment/lost travel costs; (9) safe access protocols/CDC; (11) guidance to chairs/directors.  Summer appointments and Assignments.

6.6.2020. UFF-UNF Survey
UNF community survey on importance of CDC Guidelines for addressing COVID-19

6.8.2020.  UNF Draft Blueprint For Returning to Campus, Fall 2020
“Plan … overview of our strategy and plans as guided by the SUS blueprint.”

6.11.2020. UFF-UNF Impact Bargaining
Item 9 of original UNF Proposed MOU (safe access protocols/CDC guidelines/UNF draft plan) 

Here are the issues the UFF Faculty Team presented to the BOT Team on 4/30/2020. The downloadable version is HERE

April 30, 2020 Impact bargaining

Here are the issues the UFF Faculty Team presented to the BOT Team on 4/3/2020. The downloadable version is HERE

4.3.2020. Impact bargaining-2

Here are a list of questions the UFF Faculty Team sent the BOT Bargaining Team and administration on March 14, 2019. The downloadable version is HERE.

UFF-UNF Questions for Impact of Coronavirus Event 3.14.2020

Check back for updates as they happen.

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