The Long Island University Faculty Federation (LIUFF) is the union representing the faculty at the Brooklyn Campus of LIU, excluding Pharmacy. The LIUFF office is located is M-602 and the President’s Office is HS217. The Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) contains important information on wages, working conditions, fringe benefits; procedures for promotion and tenure, and all pertinent information regarding employment at LIU.
Under the “agency shop” provisions of our CBA and, as a condition of employment all faculty must either become a member of the LIUFF or pay an Agency Fee to offset the cost to the LIUFF for representing all faculty interests. The Agency Fee is the monetary equivalent of union dues.
Step 1: Download and print the LIUFF Enrollment Packet: LIUFF-enrollmentpackage final.
Step 2: Complete the Membership Application Form (page 2) and the Authorization for Dues/Fee Check-off (page 3).
Should you wish to decline membership into LIUFF, you must fill out the Authorization for Dues/Fee Check-off Form (page 2) and the Agency Fee Payer Form (page 4). See National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Notices.
Step 3: Complete the NYSUT enrollment form which should be part of your LIU hiring package. If not, download the form here. For your convenience, you may request the NYSUT form to be delivered to your office by clicking here.
Step 4: Return the completed and signed enrollment packet and NYSUT form to Mohammed Ghriga, LIUFF Treasurer, by LIU Inter-Office Mail or US Mail.
LIU Inter-Office Mail Address:
Mohammed Ghriga, LIUFF, TICS, BK Campus
US Mail Address:
Long Island University
1 University Plaza, H700-D
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Union Officers: President, Jessica Rosenberg (Social Work); Vice-President; Ralph Engelman (Journalism), Treasurer, Mohammed Ghriga (Computer Science); Grievance and Arbitration, Melissa Antinori (English), Secretary, Emily Drabinski (Library)