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[…]
(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[…]
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[…]
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.
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[…]
TORONTO – On July 30, 2010, representatives of Ontario’s faculty associations met to discuss the Government of Ontario’s request for a voluntary compensation freeze and the upcoming compensation consultations. Also in attendance were the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT), several unions who represent sessional faculty, and the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA),[…]
Posted: 03/08/2010 Don’t target universities in debt fight as published in the Toronto Star on August 02, 2010 Article by Mark Langer