Category Archives: UTFA

“What is it you actually do?” Lecture, March 1st, New College, 5-7 pm

UTFA and CAUT are encouraging members to attend the lecture by Sandra Grey President of the Tertiary Education Union of New Zealand and Professor, University of Wellington at 5-7 pm on Tuesday March 1 in the William Doo Auditorium in … Continue reading

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What was faculty governance? Can it be rebuilt?

Librarians join us today to listen to Christopher Newfield, Professor of Literature and American Studies and author of Unmaking the Public University, November 11, 2014 at 4:30, Bahen Centre, Room 1190, University of Toronto, St. George campus. Newfield-Poster-Print

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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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UTFA Executive 2014 – 2015: New Appointments

Two UofT librarians will continue on the UTFA Executive for the following year. The Nominations Committee and UTFA Council have confirmed the following appointments for the UTFA Executive: Paul Downes, Vice-President, Salary, Benefits and Pensions Cynthia Messenger, Vice-President, Grievances Linda … 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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Update from Librarians’ UTFA Council Representatives

**This is from an email sent to librarians, members of UTFA by your Council Reps “Hello all, This morning’s Globe and Mail featured this article:  The Globe and Mail, April 20, 2014: “U of T faculty consider option to unionize,” … Continue reading

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