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USF RULES and POLICIES

Our union contract defines our terms and conditions of employment.  However, where the contract is silent, USF’s rules and policies apply.  

Resources

AFSCME INTERNATIONAL

AFSCME International is our national organization and is the nation’s largest public service union with 1.4 million members.  Its Laborlinks website is an excellent source of information for labor union members.

FLORIDA AFSCME COUNCIL 79

Here you can find information about AFSCME Council 79, our statewide organization.  Council 79 is the second largest union in Florida with 90 locals representing approximately 110,000 employees of the state, its universities, cities, counties, school boards and  private nonprofit hospitals.    

FLORIDA’S COLLECTIVE BARGAINING LAW

Chapter 447 of the Florida Statues protects our right to self-organization and collective bargaining .  This law establishes the Florida Public Employees Relations Commission (PERC), which regulates collective bargaining for public employees.  Chapter 447 also defines “unfair labor” practices.   

LOCAL 3342 CONSTITUTION

Defines our organization, its structure and the rights of our membership.

MORE LINKS BELOW:

AFSCME FINANCIAL STANDARDS CODE

This code establishes the minimum standards that our union is required to meet in handling our funds and assets and the maintenance of our financial records.

AFSCME ELECTION MANUAL

This manual spells out the requirements for democratic elections that our local must meet to be in compliance with our International Union Constitution.   

AFSCME STEWARD’S HANDBOOK

An excellent guide for organizing and representing union members. 

PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RELATIONS COMMISSION

PERC, the state agency that regulates collective bargaining for public employees in Florida, offers an on-line Practical Handbook that is a good introduction and summary of  rights of employees and the process of collective bargaining in Florida. 

American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees

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Local 3342

4014 Gunn Highway

Suite 120

Tampa, FL 33618

(813) 626-5554

 

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