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The USWU provides dental care to eligible members. This coverage is provided by different organizations on a fully insured and self-insured basis. You may be entitled to dental benefits if you are a worker who is covered by an agreement that has a provision for dental care. The UWF security division is a unique advantage that is only available through the United Welfare Fund. It is a collectively negotiated benefit, in which monthly employer contributions are paid into members` accounts. The fund is 100% secure, as the Department of Security uses only investments supported 100% by the U.S. government. These secure accounts increase over time and are available to members when they separate from their employer. CTU members at Namaste are cautiously optimistic about their organization`s reward for in-person teaching. Epic Academy educators began negotiations on their first collective agreement this week. Acero`s parents and teachers continue to fight against staff layoffs. And everyone is wondering where Urban Prep`s $1.2 million stimulus package was going because they didn`t show up in the classroom. A user-friendly website with a plethora of online tools and resources The United Welfare Fund offers USWU members health insurance through a self-insured program with BlueCross/BlueShield.

Today, with the future of health care so uncertain, our members continue to enjoy exceptional benefits. The USWU constantly strives to provide its members with quality and inexpensive medical care. For more information, visit the UWF chapter of the United Faculty of Florida. PREAMBLE ARTICLE 1 – RECOGNITION OF ARTICLE 2 – CONSULTATION ARTICLE 3 – UFF PRIVILEGES ARTICLE 4 – RIGHTS RESERVED ARTICLE 5 – ACADEMIC FREEDOM AND LIABILITY ARTICLE 6 – NONDISCRIMINATION ARTICLE 7 – MINUTES, RULES, AND BUDGETS ARTICLE 8 – JOB CLASSIFICATION ARTICLE 9 – ARTICLE 10 – EMPLOYMENT OF RESPONSIBILITY ARTICLE 11 – FACULTY PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS ARTICLE 12 – EVALUATION FILE ARTICLE 13 – NON-REAPPOINTMENT ARTICLE 13 14 – LAYOFF AND RECALL ARTICLE 15 – PROMOTION PROCEDURE ARTICLE 16 – LEAVE TENURE 17 – ACTION DISCIPLINARY ARTICLE 18 – JOB ABANDONMENT ARTICLE 19 – LEAVES ARTICLE 20 – OTHER FACUL SABBATICALS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT LEAVES ARTICLE 25 – SALARIES ARTICLE 26 – ARTICLE 27 – UFF INSURANCE DEDUCTION ARTICLE 28 – PAYROLL DEDUCTION ARTICLE 2 9 – MAINTENANCE OF BENEFITS ARTICLE 30 – MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS ARTICLE 31 – SEVERABILITY ARTICLE 32 – AMENDMENT AND DURATION ARTICLE 33 – TOTALITY OF® AGREEMENT