Category Archives: UTFA Bargaining

Update and Summary of Salary and Benefits from Provost’s Office

Many members have been asking when they would receive the agreed upon settlements recently negotiated. UofT has posted a summary, see http://memos.provost.utoronto.ca/summary-of-the-salary-and-benefits-agreement-for-faculty-and-librarians-and-implementation-details-pdadc-29/

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How is ‘scholarship’ defined for Academic Librarians at the University of Toronto?

Appointed librarians in the University of Toronto Library System (UTLS) have workloads defined as consisting of three principal areas of responsibilities:  professional practice, service, scholarship or professional creative activities (WLPP as of Oct. 3, 2015 and the Library Workload Policy … Continue reading

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SJAC Tentative Agreement between UTFA and the University administration

UTFA and the University Administration have reached a tentative agreement, including a new framework that resets the role of UTFA in representing you, a needed new policy dealing with procedural aspects of significant academic restructuring initiatives, and a lengthening of … Continue reading

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Town Hall Meetings to Discuss SJAC Results for Negotiating Terms of Employment – Mark Your Calendars!

Members of UTFA’s SJAC negotiating team will be present at all three meetings to provide information and respond to comments. Please make every effort to attend, and bring a colleague with you! 1. On the St George Campus:  Wednesday, November … Continue reading

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More media coverage over Rotman emails….

F.Y.I.  https://ca.news.yahoo.com/blogs/dailybrew/while-u-t-faculty-mulls-union-certification-profs-191823211.html

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UTFA AGM – April 23, 2014

The Annual General Meeting of the University of Toronto Faculty Association (UTFA) will take place on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, from 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm. The meeting will be held in room 108 of the Koffler House (KP), 569 … Continue reading

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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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