March 7 rally, 3-5pm, HS 121!

Mar 4, 2017 by

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Sign the petition! Demand a fair contract!...

Jan 10, 2017 by

Please join your colleagues in demanding that the university administration negotiate a fair contract with the Long Island University Faculty Federation. We are gathering signatures for Senate President to present to the Board of Trustees later this month, and we need everyone on board! We are demanding a just three year contract by May 31, 2017 that includes: • No givebacks • No two-tier system for full or part time faculty • No attacks on academic freedom and integrity • Salary parity for full time faculty at Brooklyn • Retain the historic parity clause • Maintain the same contract timeline as Post Click here to add your voice to the petition at http://bit.ly/LIUFFContractNow, and please share widely with...

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AFT Solidarity Fund applications due 11/23...

Nov 21, 2016 by

The LIUFF will be conducting a second round of disbursements from the AFT solidarity fund. We encourage everyone to apply for these funds. The application process is simple, and we hope to extend some financial relief to as many members as possible. Applications for this second round of funding are due by the end of the day Wednesday, November 23rd.You will need to download and complete the application form here. Submit a completed application along with page one of your 2015 tax form electronically [email protected] contact the LIUFF secretary at [email protected] you would like a Word copy of the solidarity fund application emailed to...

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Adjunct Benefit Trust Fund information...

Nov 10, 2016 by

  The LIU Faculty Federation has established a Benefit Trust Fund (ABTF) to financially assist adjunct faculty who have a history of service to LIU and who pay their entire health care premium. To qualify for assistance from the LIUFF ABTF, an adjunct must be a current LIU Brooklyn employee, must be an LIUFF member or agency fee payer on the rolls as of August 31, 2016, and must provide proof that he/she has: taught 36 credits as an adjunct and as an LIUFF dues-payer between September 1, 2011, and August 31, 2016, at the Brooklyn Campus of Long Island University and has taught at LIU Brooklyn in at least 4 of these 5 academic years; coverage by a health insurance policy (provide policy # and proof of purchase*); no full or partially subsidized...

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Solidarity statement from LIUFF to APSCUF...

Oct 19, 2016 by

The LIUFF stands in solidarity with striking faculty at the Association of Pennsylvania State College & University Faculties. We sent the following solidarity statement to APSCUF today. October 19, 2016 Dear Association of Pennsylvania State College & University Faculties, The Long Island University Faculty Federation Local 3998 NYSUT/AFT, AFL-CIO wishes to express our solidarity with you as you stand strong in your fight for a just contract. On September 2, 2016, we were locked out by our administration at this same point in negotiations. Like yours, our management simply stepped away from the bargaining table, refusing to come to a fair agreement. We know all too well the attacks on faculty working conditions and what this means for student learning conditions in higher education. Please know that we see your fight as our own,...

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