We are United Faculty and Academic Staff (UFAS), a labor union affiliated with AFT and AFT-Wisconsin, local #223. We represent both faculty and academic staff at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Wisconsin-Extension.

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UFAS Updates: October 2021

UFAS Updates

Welcome to October. It's been a busy fall for UFAS and on campus--most recently with the news of Chancellor Blank's departure. We'll be organizing around the process and criteria for finding her replacement. In the meantime, we hope you and your loved ones are hanging in there and staying hydrated. Check out our October UFAS Newsletter to see what we've been up to, including: 

UFAS Statement on the TTC Project, September 2021

The University of Wisconsin System including the University of Wisconsin–Madison is undergoing a Title and Total Compensation project (TTC), under which 1,800 distinct job titles across UW System campuses are being reevaluated, streamlined, and simplified.

Your Labor Union: COVID, TTC, Return to Work

The following email was sent to faculty and academic staff on August 9, 2021:


Your union, United Faculty and Academic Staff, American Federation of Teachers Local 223, AFL-CIO, is hard at work around many issues this summer, including return to work, safety precautions around COVID, and the TTC project impacting workers across campus.

Please see below for opportunities to share your experiences and join us in our work!