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Ingrid Epp – University College Librarian – Laidlaw Library

“Passed peacefully on June 25, 2016. , after a short illness. Wife and partner of David Epp for 56 years. Mother of David William Epp, Theresa Melanie Ferrell and her husband, Robert John Ferrell. Oma of Elizabeth Louise Ferrell and … Continue reading

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Prof. Homa Hoodfar’s (Concordia University) Imprisonment in Iran – UTFA’s response

CAUT, OCUFA and faculty associations respond to the situation, http://www.caut.ca/news/2016/06/09/caut-urges-release-of-canadian-academic-detained-in-iran  UTFA Letter:  UTFA letter re Professor Dr. Homa Hoodfar in Iran June 2016 (2) OCUFA Letters: Letter – Homa Hoodfar Iran – June 15 2016 – PM   and   Letter – Homa … Continue reading

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Town Hall: Academic Librarians’ Policies – Guests from Queens and McGill

Town Hall featuring guest speakers from Queen’s University and McGill University Libraries Where: Room 147, Rotman School of Management, 105 St. George St. When: Wednesday May 4, 2016 at 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm – leaving lots of time for … Continue reading

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UTFA Annual General Meeting – Tomorrow! Join Us!

The UTFA Annual General Meeting (AGM) is taking place on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 in Koffler House Room 108 from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. For the agenda and 2016 AGM Newsletter click here. We need quorum for changes to our … Continue reading

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Annual Activity Reports & Workload Planning

There are two documents which will help librarians at UofT to plan their workload for the coming year. The first, negotiated policy is referred to as the WLPP (Workload Policy and Procedures) which applies to librarians, faculty and teaching stream. … Continue reading

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A Priority in the Next Round of Negotiations: Modernizing the ‘Policies for Librarians’

In the joint statement issued by the Provost’s office on behalf of the University of Toronto Administration and the University of Toronto Faculty Association (UTFA) on October 27, 2014, the community was informed that: “…the parties have committed to making … Continue reading

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University of St. Michael’s Collective Agreement – A Good Resource for UofT Librarians

Please see the University of St. Michael’s collective agreements, 2012-2014,St. Michael’s College  . A new agreement has been negotiated but updates are not yet ready for release. This is a good resource to examine if you are interested in seeing … Continue reading

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