Category Archives: Certification

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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The Times are Changing: Concepts of collegiality are no longer sufficient – read about the AUUP struggles

“AUUP fights to stay in the game in tough new world” by Jon Marcus in Times Higher Education. See http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode=416032&c=1

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TRY – Session on Unionization and Libraries

A reminder: Tuesday, May 3, 2011. TRY Conference, McFadden Hall, St. Michael’s University. 3:10 to 3:45. http://www.library.utoronto.ca/event/staffconference/2011/session-details.html Session: “Shaping our future, has unionization made a difference?” Representatives from the various university faculty associations at Queens, McMaster and Guelph will be … Continue reading

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TRY Conference – Check out the session “Shaping our future, has unionization made a difference?”

Tuesday, May 3, 2011. TRY Conference, McFadden Hall, St. Michael’s University. Registration is free. http://www.library.utoronto.ca/event/staffconference/2011/session-details.html Session: “Shaping our future, has unionization made a difference?” Representatives from the various university faculty associations at Queens, McMaster and Guelph will be guests on … Continue reading

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Why Faculty Support Unionization – Stanley Fish & Others

The recent anti-union activities in Wisconsin has prompted many faculty to speak out and even become pro-union like Stanley Fish, see NY Times Article See follow-up by others: Higher Chronicle Article

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University of Winnipeg Faculty Association Votes to Ratify Agreement

“Members of the University of Winnipeg Faculty Association’s main bargaining unit, representing 350 professors, librarians, coaches and athletic therapists, have voted to ratify a new collective agreement. The three-year contract includes a 5.41% salary increase over three years, pension contribution … Continue reading

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Varsity Article on Unionization of St. Mike’s faculty & librarians

F.Y.I. http://thevarsity.ca/articles/44024

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