Category Archives: Benefits and Salaries

Support our UTFA Bargaining Team!

Write your words of support for those on the UTFA Bargaining Team who are arguing for your interests, academic freedom and professional autonomy at UT, transparency and equal treatment for all across our three campuses. They need to hear from … Continue reading

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Bargaining Update for UWO Librarians and Archivists

For current updates on what is transpiring at the University of Western Ontario concerning their librarians and archivists see: http://www.uwofa.ca/bargainingupdates/

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“…skyrocketing administration costs [at Canadian Universities] …taking money away from the classroom…”

W.D. Smith discusses how university administrative costs are skyrocketing as funds decrease for classroom teaching and research, citing Dalhousie University as an example where central administrative costs have increased by 54% in just 5 years: http://thechronicleherald.ca/Letters/1241594.html 

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Public Sector Salary Disclosures for 2010

Universities 2010-public salaries over $100,000 Today, Kim Alba has an interesting article on the salary hikes presidents of Ontario universities have been receiving: http://www.academicmatters.ca/current_issue.article.gk?catalog_item_id=5019&category=/featured_articles/web_exclusive

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CAUT Equity Review – March 2011

Persistent gaps remain in the remuneration of academics at Canadian universities due to gender and discipline biases. See this recent article: CAUT Equity Report “The Persistent Gap: Understanding Male-Female Salary Differentials Amongst Canadian Academic Staff”

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UTFA Annual General Meeting – April 20, 2011

Martin Teplitsky is the confirmed speaker at the April 20 UTFA AGM. The fact that administration will not be asking him back as an agreed upon arbitrator in our negotiations, will make for an interesting presentation. Mark your calendars! The … Continue reading

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SB & P Survey – Why ask about librarian activities?

Another question which has arisen from our members, is why do we need to relay information about our activities in this survey? From the perspective of equity issues, Prof. J. Teichman offered this ‘one’ example. For a fuller understanding of … Continue reading

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Deadline for SB & P Survey

Several colleagues have been asking what the deadline is for the recent SB & P survey. It is Wednesday, at mid-night,  March 9th.

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SB&P Bargaining Survey – Important!

Hello everyone, Just a reminder to retrieve your latest CV and annual activity report prior to starting the monkey survey – it will be easier for you. Additional questions for librarians and lecturers have been added to address equity questions … Continue reading

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Quick Reference – UT Librarians Minimum Salaries as of July 1, 2010

Excerpt from memo entitled, “PTR/Merit Assessment and Salary Increase Instructions for 2009-10 ” Provost’s Office. LIBRARIAN SALARY STRUCTURE     As of July 1, 2010 ACADEMIC RANK          MIN                                     MAX LIBRARIAN I                  54,100 LIBRARIAN II                56,500 LIBRARIAN III           … Continue reading

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