UFF-FIU News http://www.uff-fiu.org/wordpress/national-news/ Recent RSS Feed for the faculty at FIU. Florida is poised to pass a bill allowing students to record classes https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2021/04/16/florida-poised-pass-bill-allowing-students-record-classes Fri, 16 Apr 2021 00:00:00 Florida is poised to pass a bill allowing students to record classes Florida educators are under attack https://www.sun-sentinel.com/opinion/commentary/fl-op-com-florida-legislature-teachers-faculty-unions-20210412-7jmus6atizchrhojidoyqipltm-story.html Mon, 12 Apr 2021 00:00:00 Florida educators are under attack Clueless or racist, Florida House passes anti-protest bill as Floyd death trial unfolds https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/fabiola-santiago/article250300819.html Wed, 31 Mar 2021 00:00:00 Clueless or racist, Florida House passes anti-protest bill as Floyd death trial unfolds Bright Futures bill loses aid limit for students in degrees that won’t lead directly to employment https://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/education/os-ne-bright-futures-bill-20210322-5iyavhvvwfbx3nazlp5eete4kq-story.html Mon, 22 Mar 2021 00:00:00 Bright Futures bill loses aid limit for students in degrees that won’t lead directly to employment Bill to change Bright Futures scholarships postponed amid growing student opposition https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/education/article249791798.html Tue, 09 Mar 2021 00:00:00 Bill to change Bright Futures scholarships postponed amid growing student opposition Faculty at several Florida universities, colleges demand chance to get vaccine https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/education/article249698213.html Fri, 05 Mar 2021 00:00:00 Faculty at several Florida universities, colleges demand chance to get vaccine DeSantis Ignores Higher Ed Faculty, Employees in Vaccination Plans https://myuff.org/desantis-ignores-higher-ed-faculty-employees-in-vaccination-plans/ Thu, 04 Mar 2021 00:00:00 DeSantis Ignores Higher Ed Faculty, Employees in Vaccination Plans Governor DeSantis: Floridians need help, genuine leadership not a new culture war http://www.uff-fiu.net/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/PRESS-RELEASE-Governor-DeSantis-Floridians-need-help-and-genuine-leadership-3-1-2021.pdf Mon, 01 Mar 2021 00:00:00 Governor DeSantis: Floridians need help, genuine leadership not a new culture war As governor cherry-picked data, the pandemic took a toll on Florida sunshine laws https://www.miamiherald.com/news/politics-government/state-politics/article249576943.html Mon, 01 Mar 2021 00:00:00 As governor cherry-picked data, the pandemic took a toll on Florida sunshine laws FIU tells employees to return to campus by Monday, pushing for summer reopening https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/education/article249462005.html Wed, 24 Feb 2021 00:00:00 FIU tells employees to return to campus by Monday, pushing for summer reopening