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Historical Bits and Bytes: Origins of the Current Policy for Librarians at the University of Toronto

UofT librarians began to join the University of Toronto Faculty Association (UTFA) in 1974-1975. In 1976, under the leadership of the UTFA President, Jean Edward Smith,  the UofT librarians voted for UTFA to be their exclusive bargaining representative.  In turn, … Continue reading

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UofT President Speaks to UTFA Council – You are Invited!

President Gertler will be addressing UTFA Council on Monday, December 16, 2013. He plans to come for the portion of the meeting from 3:15 to 4:00 pm, including time for some discussion. We have moved the meeting to a larger … Continue reading

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New UTFA Posters – Distribute and Share

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UTFA Website – A New Look!

The UTFA office is currently revising and updating the University of Toronto Faculty Assocation Website: http://www.utfa.org/

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UTFA ANNUAL General Meeting – April 18 at 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. Join us!

UTFA Annual General Meeting 2013 – Update on Special Joint Advisory Committee Talks. Thursday, April 18, 2013 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. Tanz Neuroscience Building, Room 6 6 Queen’s Park Crescent West

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10th Anniversary of the UTFA Librarians Committee – Monday, March 25

Dear Colleagues, There are still a few seats left for Monday’s event at the University of Toronto Faculty Club. Do join us! Below is a detailed schedule of the event followed by speakers’ biographies. Monday, March 25, 2013, 12:00 noon … Continue reading

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THE SEARCH FOR LIBRARIANS’ POWER* at the University of Toronto

*A homage to William H. Nelson, The Search for Faculty Power: The History of the University of Toronto Faculty Association 1942-1992. (Canadian Scholar’s Press, 1993, reprinted 2006). Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Librarians Standing Committee of the University of … Continue reading

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