CAUT Media Release-2012 Budget compromises research, hinders prosperity

CAUT Media Release-2012 Budget compromises research, hinders prosperity 03292012 (Ottawa, March 29, 2012) – The organization representing Canada’s university and college educators says today’s federal budget jeopardizes Canada’s long-term development by weakening the country’s research capacity. “With this budget, the government turns away from the kind of research that leads to new discoveries in favour[…]

Dear Colleagues: Please find attached OCUFA Budget Analysis 2012 released on March 27, 2012. As you will see, this is an “austerity budget” which will have a profound effect on the university sector as well as many other sectors, and on the province generally. In light of the minority government situation, the Budget Bill on[…]

University professors and librarians: Ontario budget adds up to less funding and more intervention

University professors and librarians: Ontario budget adds up to less funding and more intervention TORONTO – Ontario’s professors and academic librarians are disappointed that today’s provincial budget effectively cuts university resources while signaling increased government intervention in labour relations. “If you look behind the numbers in the budget, the government is providing less money to[…]

Ratification Results

WLUFA is delighted to announce the result of the ratification vote. The Members voted 83.5% in favour of ratification of the tentative agreement. The Board of Governors has already ratified the agreement. We will be in touch with you with further information as it becomes available. Sincerely, Judy Bates

Ratification Voting

Greetings, According to the Ontario Labour Relations Board for ratification votes, all votes must be by secret ballot. Voting closes at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, March 16 in Waterloo and 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 15 in Brantford. Please see the Summary for ratification. Voting in person at Laurier Brantford Wednesday 10 a.m. – 2[…]

Ratification Meetings

There will be ratification meetings to discuss and vote on the tentative agreement for the Full-time Bargaining Unit at the locations listed below. Please note that further details about the voting process will be sent to Members early next week. Brantford Campus Date: Monday, March 12, 2012 Time: 4:00 p.m. Place: SCJ 127 – SC[…]

Tentative Agreement Reached

I am delighted to announce that WLUFA reached a tentative settlement with the employer at 3:00 am this morning.  The team is exhausted after two very long days of negotiating but will begin to prepare a summary and draft of the articles negotiated in this round of bargaining for your information.  We will contact you[…]

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