Please see the following message sent to WLUFA from OCUFA: “…please find a copy of a new report detailing the results of OCUFA’s survey of academic librarians in Ontario. It finds that increased student enrolment has not been met with additional library resources, leading to widespread staffing reductions, neglect of library collections, and delays in […]
CAS Negotiations 2010 Newsletter
Click on the link below to view WLUFA’s CAS Negotiations 2010 Newsletter: CAS 2010 newsletter 1c
Fair Employment Week, October 25-29, 2010
A successful CAS Week! CAS Members staffed the table and many students stopped and asked questions.
Violation of academic treatment
The following is a letter to Ontario’s Attorney General protesting against the treatment of Alex Hundert and expressing WLUFA concerns about the violation of academic treatment inherent in his arrest and subsequent highly restrictive bail conditions: Letter re Alex Hundert Oct 19 2010
Arbitrator nixes Ontario’s plans for wage freezes
Check out this Globe and Mail article “Arbitrator nixes Ontario’s plans for wage freezes” at http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/ontario/arbitrator-nixes-ontarios-plans-for-wage-freezes/article1711031/?service=email&utm_source=Shared+Article+Sent+to+User&utm_medium=E-mail%3A+Newsletters+%2F+E-Blasts+%2F+etc.&utm_content=1711031&utm_campaign=Shared+Web+Article+Links.
Donna Gray, Research Director, OCUF
The following message was sent from Donna Gray, Research Director, OCUFA: Hi all; Attached please find the letter (click here) OCUFA has sent to the Dean of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine in support of the striking support staff, who are members of OPSEU Local 677. Also attached is a flyer (click here) from […]
Workers hit picket lines after NOSM contract talks break down
(SUDBURY – August 16, 2010) More than 150 clerical, administrative and technical staff walked off the job today after contract talks with the Northern Ontario School of Medicine broke down. Picket lines have gone up at the school’s two main campuses in Sudbury, at Laurentian University, and at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay. The school […]
Message From Jim Turk, Executive Director of CAUT
The following message was sent from Jim Turk, Executive Director of CAUT: 16/08/2010 Greetings, The Northern Ontario School of Medicine Academic and General Staff Association general staff unit went on strike this morning. The NOSMFA is a member of both CAUT and OPSEU. This is the first strike in our sector in Ontario since the […]
Letter to Minister of Finance from CFS Ontario
Please see the following letter of support sent to the Minister of Finance from CFS Ontario: 2010.08-LettertoDuncan-WageRestraint. CFS is initiating a campaign that will encourage students to enter into coalitions with faculty and staff associations.
Resolution on the Ontario Government’s Wage Restraint Request
WHEREAS the Ontario Government is asking workers in the broader public sector to accept a wage freeze, and WHEREAS the Government of Ontario has said repeatedly that this wage restraint policy can and will in no way interfere with free collective bargaining, and WHEREAS collective bargaining at the faculty association level is the only process […]