Faculty Contract

The UCF Faculty Contract

UCF faculty who are in the bargaining unit have certain rights, protections, privileges, and obligations enshrined in our Collective Bargaining Agreement. Your union’s bargaining team (made up of professors just like you) negotiated this contract with the UCF Administration and Board of Trustees. It is important to emphasize that since it is a mutual agreement, both the UFF leadership and the UCF leadership agree about the contract’s language.

Current Contract:  2015-2018

The 2015-2018 Contract is in effect! It was ratified by the BOT on November 19, 2015, and ratified by the bargaining-unit faculty (by a vote of 210-2) on December 8, 2015. Note that in 2016 we bargained Articles 3, 8, 23, and 24. Small timing changes in Article 30 were also agreed to. Changes to those articles were ratified by the faculty and by the BOT in November 2016. And in 2017/2018, we bargained Articles 3 and 23 again. Changes to these articles were ratified by the faculty and by the BOT in January 2018.

You can take a look at the current version (in .pdf or word format) of the contract — with all the aforementioned changes.

Past Faculty Contracts

Below are past faculty contracts, in reverse chronological order:

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2012 - 2015 Contract

2012 – 2015 (Note: This is an OLD  contract)

Here is a copy of the 2012-2015 Collective Bargaining Agreement. Note that this is an old contract. 

Article 1

Recognition

Article 2

Consultation

Article 3

UFF Privileges — this is the version that was ratified by the BU in August 2014.

UFF Privileges — this is the version in force until the BOT approves the new version, and was approved in February 2014.

UFF Privileges — this was the original version.

Article 4

Management Rights

Article 5

Academic Freedom

Article 6

Non-Discrimination

Article 7

Minutes, Regulations, Budgets, Reports

Article 8

Appointment

Article 9

Assignment of Responsibilities

Article 10

Employee Performance Evaluations

Article 11

Evaluation File

Article 12

Non-Reappointment

Article 13

Layoff and Recall

Article 14

Promotion Procedure

Article 15

Tenure

Article 16

Disciplinary Action and Job Abandonment

Article 17

Leaves

Article 18

Inventions and Works

Article 19

Conflict of Interest or Commitment/Outside Activity

Article 20

Grievance Procedure and Arbitration

Article 21

Other Employee Rights

Article 22

Sabbaticals and Professional Development Programs

Article 23

Salaries — this is the version that was ratified by the BU in August 2014.

Salaries — this is the version in force until the BOT approves the new version, and was approved in February 2014.

Salaries — this was the original version

Article 24

Benefits

Article 25

UFF Insurance Deduction

Article 26

Payroll Deduction

Article 27

Maintenance of Benefits

Article 28

Miscellaneous Provisions

Article 29

Severability

Article 30

Amendment and Duration

Article 31

Totality of Agreement

Article 32

Definitions

Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix C

Appendix D

Appendix E

Appendix F

2010-2012 Contract

2010-2012 (Note: This is an OLD  contract)

Click on the contract article title to download that article. Files are in pdf format. You must have Adobe Reader installed on your computer to view them.

Article 1

Recognition

Article 2

Consultation

Article 3

UFF Rights

Article 4

Board Rights

Article 5

Academic Freedom

Article 6

Non-Discrimination

Article 7

Reports

Article 8

Appointment

Article 9

Assignments

Article 10

Evaluations

Article 11

Evaluation File

Article 12

Non-Reappointment

Article 13

Layoff

Article 14

Promotions

Article 15

Tenure

Article 16

Disciplinary Actions

Article 17

Leaves

Article 18

Inventions & Works

Article 19

Conflict of Interest

Article 20

Grievance Procedure

Article 21

Other Employee Rights

Article 22

Professional Development & Sabbaticals

Article 23

Salaries

Article 24

Benefits

Article 25

UFF Insurance Deduction

Article 26

Payroll Deduction

Article 27

Maintenance of Benefits

Article 28

Miscellaneous Provisions

Article 29

Severability

Article 30

Amendment & Duration

Article 31

Totality of Agreement

Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix C

Appendix D

Appendix E

Appendix F

2004-2007 Contract

Click on the contract article title to download that article. Files are in pdf format. You must have Adobe Reader installed on your computer to view them.

Article 1

Recognition

Article 2

Consultation

Article 3

UFF Rights

Article 4

Board Rights

Article 5

Academic Freedom

Article 6

Non-Discrimination

Article 7

Reports

Article 8

Appointment

Article 9

Assignments

Article 10

Evaluations

Article 11

Evaluation File

Article 12

Non-Reappointment

Article 13

Layoff

Article 14

Promotions

Article 15

Tenure

Article 16

Disciplinary Actions

Article 17

Leaves

Article 18

Inventions & Works

Article 19

Conflict of Interest

Article 20

Grievance Procedure

Article 21

Other Employee Rights

Article 22

Professional Development & Sabbaticals

Article 23

Salaries

Article 24

Benefits

Article 25

UFF Insurance Deduction

Article 26

Payroll Deduction

Article 27

Maintenance of Benefits

Article 28

Miscellaneous Provisions

Article 29

Severability

Article 30

Amendment & Duration

Article 31

Totality of Agreement

Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix C

Appendix D

Appendix E

Appendix F

2004-2007 Contract

2004-2007 (Note: This is an OLD contract)

Click on the contract article title to download that article. Files are in pdf format. You must have Adobe Reader installed on your computer to view them.

Article 1

Recognition

Article 2

Consultation

Article 3

UFF Rights

Article 4

Board Rights

Article 5

Academic Freedom

Article 6

Non-Discrimination

Article 7

Reports

Article 8

Appointment

Article 9

Assignments

Article 10

Evaluations

Article 11

Evaluation File

Article 12

Non-Reappointment

Article 13

Layoff

Article 14

Promotions

Article 15

Tenure

Article 16

Disciplinary Actions

Article 17

Leaves

Article 18

Inventions & Works

Article 19

Conflict of Interest

Article 20

Grievance Procedure

Article 21

Other Employee Rights

Article 22

Professional Development & Sabbaticals

Article 23

Salaries

Article 24

Benefits

Article 25

UFF Insurance Deduction

Article 26

Payroll Deduction

Article 27

Maintenance of Benefits

Article 28

Miscellaneous Provisions

Article 29

Severability

Article 30

Amendment & Duration

Article 31

Totality of Agreement

Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix C

Appendix D

Appendix E

Appendix F

United Faculty of Florida at UCF
United Faculty of Florida at UCF
We are very happy to announce that at today's bargaining session, the 31st of this contract, our UFF-UCF Bargaining Team and the UCF BOT closed our UCF faculty collective bargaining agreement! Our next session is on August 1st, to close out remaining items.
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United Faculty of Florida at UCF
United Faculty of Florida at UCF
Four of our UFF-UCF officers just returned from the Representative Assembly of the National Educational Association in Houston, Texas. Read more about their trip, which included seeing ten presidential candidates. #NEARA19 #UnitedFacultyUCF

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