Category Archives: UTFA Bargaining

Bargaining Updates at Canadian Universities

For UTFA see: http://utfa.org/content/utfa-bargaining-updates  (Nov. 15) OCUFA reports on the University of Ottawa and Wilfrid Laurier University, see: http://ocufa.on.ca/2011/bargaining-slows-at-laurier-%E2%80%9Cteaching-intensive%E2%80%9D-remains-thorny-issue-at-ottawa/ CAUT: Brandon University, Manitoba, see: http://www.caut.ca/pages.asp?page=1049

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UTFA Christmas Celebrations and Recent Bargaining Update

For the latest update on bargaining see: http://www.utfa.org/sites/default/files/webfiles/pdf_files/2011-Nov-15b%20-UTFA%20Bargaining%20Update.pdf The University of Toronto Faculty Association invites you to an end-of-term holiday reception: Tuesday December 13, 2011 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm At the UTFA offices 720 Spadina Avenue, Suite 419 Please … Continue reading

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UT Librarians – Make it known that you want an informed conversation about bargaining issues from administration….

Colleagues, Our community faces many challenges, many are related to our 40-year old librarian policy and our inability to renegotiate terms and conditions of employment unlike other Canadian universities. We are making good strides in the new workload policy – but … Continue reading

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UTFA Bargaining Team Needs Your Support

Dear Colleagues, For the benefit of all in our community we need to rally support for our bargaining team. Please consider signing this petition to demonstrate our support. It is a tough job – one not many of us can … Continue reading

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UTM Faculty & Librarians – UTFA Forum, Thursday October 27, 2011 from 3-5 pm, UTM Faculty Club

Members of UTFA Executive, the community and bargaining team will be coming to UTM to answer any questions you may have and provide an update on what is happening. Please join us in the UTM Faculty Club.

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UTFA Calls Open Fora for the Membership – Faculty and Librarians

Please mark you calendars. Members of UTFA negotiating team will be coming to answer questions, provide an update and on recent exchanges between UTFA and the Administration. 1. UTSC, October 11, 3-5. Location: Bladen, Room BV514 2. St. George Campus, … Continue reading

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UTFA MEETINGS – Librarians and Faculty at the University of Toronto – Mark the Calendars!

                        1. UTSC, 3-5 pm, Tuesday October 11. Location: Room BV514 2.  St. George, 3-5 pm, Thursday October 20. Location: Room 1130, Bahen Centre Information Technology, 40 St. George … Continue reading

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Faculty Letters in Response to Academic Planning and the Provostial Letter of Sept. 19 (collegiality, shared governance, fair bargaining)

Faculty have started write emails to UTFA and open letters to share with the other members of the community about their concerns regarding collegiality, shared governance and fair bargaining. With their permission, the following letters are being shared: Prof. John … Continue reading

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UTFA Meetings Called at UTM, UTSC and St. George in October – Librarians and Faculty

A series of three open forums on UTFA and its current and future role at the University of Toronto. These will take place in October. The first, at UTSC, will take place from 3 to 5 pm on Tuesday, October … Continue reading

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Update on UTFA Negotiations – Letter to Membership

Last week this letter to all UTFA members went out and an UTFA Information Report#19 with information about “frozen policies” and why we have had them for more than 40 years. Please read, it will provide an understanding of what … Continue reading

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