Category Archives: Benefits and Salaries

The Salaries of U of T Academic Librarians – Growing Inequities?

The University of Toronto Library system with 43 libraries and more than 13 million books ranks third, after the libraries at Harvard and Yale in North America (see http://news.utoronto.ca/back-school-u-t-library-system-ranked-top-three-harvard-and-yale ) in terms of size and scope – and yet, our librarians … Continue reading

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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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