All Graduate Assistants benefit from GAU's bargaining efforts - but members enjoy increased benefits, including representation in contract disputes and monthly socials. Joining is simple, and membership only requires 1% of your salary.
Members dues go to the United Faculty of Florida, our parent union that represents all teachers, professors, and GAs in Florida. Every year, GAU receives a portion of all dues to fund organizing, recruiting, social events, and other union activities
Two free legal appointments to talk with a lawyer about anything not related to your job. (i.e., landlords, wills, etc)
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Members automatically receive $10,000 in life insurance
$1,000,000 in professional liability insurance
If you perform work not included in your job description, or if you work more hours than are listed in your contract, GAU will conduct a work audit to ensure your workplace rights are protected.
In the event of contract violations or grievance disputes, GAU will represent you in negotiations.
Members receive a FREE drink at our monthly social held at Proof Brewing Co., and a free latte, coffee, or frap at our Member Appreciation events.