March Member Meeting
Event Category: Membership Meetings
Join us to find out the scoop! What’s happening and how you can help: your union works because you do!
- Urgent action/decision items
- March 18th – Fees/Living Wage Speak-Out in the ISA building on USF. FB event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/846070872125158/.
- Commitments for April 15th – Florida Fight for 15 – Begins in St Pete, ends in Copeland Park near USF. Keep updated through their page: https://www.facebook.com/FightFor15FL
Urgent items in green ink in document, repeated below.
Fees rally and forum is March 18th, next Wednesday, in ISA. Details here.
Join the nationwide Fight for 15 as we strive for living wages on April 15th. Details here.
Next member meeting is April 8th, Wednesday, 5:30.
Fees legislation: There is a senate and house bills on fees – call your reps! See email from Megan if you are on activlist. It is looking to waive fees including those for technology, financial aid, security access and identification cards. More info on the bill is on the FL House of Representatives site. If you care deeply about this, call your legislators (search here and here), tell them your zipcode, and tell them why this is important to you.
UFF Senate elections: We have nine seats that must be filled (GAU President automatically included.) Anybody may nominate senators between now and our next member meeting. You may also vote by e-mail before then. GAU’s votes must be in by April 15th!