Category Archives: MoA – UofT Memorandum of Agreement with Administration

University of Saskatchewan & Academic Freedom

For recent developments over the dismissal of Prof. Robert Buckingham due to his open criticism of proposed changes in the TransformUS plan, see the termination of the president, Dr. Ilene Busch-Vishniac, http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/university-of-saskatchewan-board-fires-president-ilene-busch-vishniac-1.2650301 . We need to think about what constitutes … Continue reading

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SJAC Process Update for UT Librarians

As UTFA members know, the SJAC process is currently underway to negotiate and modernize our Memorandum of Agreement. The University of Toronto Faculty Association is not certified like most other Canadian Faculty Associations (more than 90% are certified, giving their … Continue reading

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New UTFA Posters – Distribute and Share

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Message from Scott Prudham, UTFA President – News for UofT Librarians

Pls Review Documents: Changes to MoA MoA revised UTFA version October 17 2013 redlined v original  Academic Planning Document UTFA proposal on academic restructuring revised May 23 2013 (3) Librarians should note proposed changes to article 3, research leaves, workload … Continue reading

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October 9 – SJAC Update and Welcome to New Hires (Faculty and Librarians)

Poster for October 9 2013 FINAL Dear Colleagues, Please join us and ensure your colleagues, new librarians (hired in the last 2-3 years), attend the UTFA reception on October 9, from 5 to 7 pm, at the Croft Chapter House … Continue reading

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UT Librarian Grievance Procedure: See the MoA

The University of Toronto Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) covers many aspects of the UT Librarian’s terms and conditions of employment. In this week’s focus session the subject of the grievances arose. For librarians uncertain where the grievance process is written, … Continue reading

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Collegiality and Shared Governance: The Memorandum of Agreement at the University of Toronto

UTFA and the University Administration are about to commence a process whereby we will revisit and attempt to modernize the capacity of faculty and librarians to be represented through your faculty association. This process is tied to fundamental questions about … Continue reading

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