Category Archives: Certification

Message from Scott Prudham, President of UTFA, about USMC Collective Agreement

Read attached (pdf) News Release re USMC ratification October 9 2012 or see below: News Release October 9, 2012 Faculty and Librarians at the University of St. Michael’s College Ratify First Collective Agreement TORONTO – Unionized faculty and librarians at … Continue reading

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First collective contract for Faculty and Librarians at University of St. Michael’s College Ratified

On Friday evening, October 5, 2012, the first collective agreement fro UTFA-USMC was ratified. Congratulations to our colleagues!

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Tomorrow – Sold Out Event – “Academic Librarianship: A Crisis or Opportunity?” at UofT

Dear Colleagues, We are looking forward to your participation in tomorrow’s grass-roots , one-day symposium at the Koffler House at the University of Toronto. We all know our profession faces serious issues (on institutional and professional levels) and we hope … Continue reading

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Register Now! A Symposium on “Academic Librarianship: A Crisis or Opportunity?”

Nov. 18, 2011 at the iSchool, University of Toronto, an all day event. Agenda Sign up at: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/2331674100?utm_source=eb_email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=new_eventv2&utm_term=eventurl_text In response to recent developments in academic libraries in Ontario and elsewhere, academic librarians are invited to gather to discuss the challenges … Continue reading

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UWO Librarians and Archivists on Strike

Colleagues – from the UWOFA website (http://www.uwofa.ca/newsevents/id:213) UWO Librarians & Archivists on Legal Strike September 7th, 2011.  Librarians and Archivists at the University of Western Ontario will be on a legal strike as of 12:01 a.m. September 8. “It is … Continue reading

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Crisis and Deep Reservations – Queens University Facutly Association (QUFA)

For the latest report on negotiations at Queens University, see this report from QUFA: Job Action Committee Report August 17, 2011

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Western University Librarians and Archives – Update on Negotiations

Please read the following: http://communications.uwo.ca/western_news/stories/2011/August/librarians_and_archivists_request_noboard_report.html

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