Monthly Archives: September 2011

Globe & Mail Questions Peter Munk’s Activities in Barrick Gold and the Company’s Human Rights History

The donor to the Munk Centre, at the University of Toronto, is being questioned in a lengthy article in the Globe & Mail concerning human rights, deaths related to mining activities and accidents, and the long-standing opposition by external agencies … Continue reading

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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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UTFA – “All Terms and Conditions”

At yesterday’s UTFA Council meeting the UTFA’s bargaining mandate was re-affirmed. See the earlier response to UT Administration in the UTFA Negotiating Team’s Letter.

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