2014 Ratification Vote on Salary Agreement: HOW TO VOTE

Susan Hegeman, President

UPDATE:  As of September 23, 2014, the salary agreement was ratified.  233 votes were cast; 228 in favor of ratification; 4 against; one invalid ballot. Thanks for voting! 

The ratification vote on the 2014 tentative salary agreement between UFF and the Board of Trustees will be conducted by secret ballot Wednesday, September 17 and Thursday, September 18 from 10 am to 4 pm at three locations: PK Yonge, Library West colonnade, and the Reitz Union NW walkway.  To find your polling place, check the list of colleges, departments, and centers below. All members of the bargaining unit are eligible to vote. Please bring ID. Off-campus members of the bargaining unit may vote by mail (instructions below).

Highlights of changes to the salary article of the CBA (contract) with UFF’s comments and a link to the text can be found here.

Bargaining Unit members must vote at the polling station assigned to their department, as follows:

P.K. Yonge
P.K. Yonge teachers
Library West (North campus)
Academic Advising; College of Business; Libraries; College of Education (except PK Yonge); Digital Worlds; Design Construction and Planning; Fine Arts; Latin American Studies; Honors/Provost office faculty; 
CLAS departments: African Studies, African American Studies, Anthropology, BEBR Economic/Population, Chemistry, Classics, DIAL Center, English, European Studies, Geography, History, Humanities, Jewish Studies, Linguistics, Language Literature and Culture, Math, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, Sociology Criminology & Law, Spanish & Portuguese, Statistics, Women’s Studies, Writing Program
Reitz Union, North Side (South Campus)
College of Engineering; College of Journalism and Communications; Health & Human Performance; International Center; IT; Museum of Natural History; Student Health Care Center; Counseling & Wellness Center; 
CLAS departments: Astronomy, Biology, Geology, Physics, Psychology

Vote by Mail

It is essential that you follow the instructions below and use two envelopes to ensure the anonymity of your ballot. Only ballots in a sealed, blank envelope will be counted.

1. Download, print, and fill out your 2014 ballot.
2. Put the ballot in a blank envelope and seal it.
3. Put the blank envelope in an envelope.
4. Sign and print your name on the reverse side of the envelope.
5. Mail to: UFF, PO Box 6022, Gainesville, FL 32627—6022

Postmark deadline: 18 September, 2014