A tentative agreement has been reached between Nipissing University and the Nipissing University Faculty Association (NUFA). The faculty association published the following statement on their website : We are pleased to announce that representatives of the Nipissing University Faculty Association (NUFA) and the University administration have reached a tentative agreement that will allow students to return […]

Last week, Western University’s Governance Review Task Force released the its final report . The task force is calling for more transparent and engaged Board governance at the university, in the wake of President Amit Chakma’s double payout scandal . As the report states, “This has been a very difficult year for Western. The issue of the President’s compensation and the move for […]

Only 12 days are left to take advantage a special early bird pricing for the “Confronting academic work” conference, to be February 11-12, 2015 in Toronto. This conference is an opportunity to critically engage with the rise of precarious academic work, while developing solutions to ensure good academic jobs in our universities. The growing number […]

Full-time faculty at Nipissing are continuing their strike for fair pay, improved governance processes, and protections for faculty complement at the university. The Nipissing University Faculty Association (NUFA) has received overwhelming support from their colleagues across Canada and from their local community. Representatives from many faculty associations and local unions have joined NUFA members on the pocket line. A […]

The University of Western Ontario Faculty Association is pleased to announce that your negotiating team and the university administration have reached a tentative collective agreement for librarians and archivists. The tentative deal was reached on Friday, November 6th after two days of conciliation with Greg Long, a Ministry of Labour appointed conciliator. “I want to […]

On November 4th and 5th, 2015, OCUFA President Judy Bates and Executive Director Mark Rosenfeld were in North Bay to show solidarity with striking full-time faculty at Nipissing University. She met with members of the Nipissing University Faculty Association (NUFA) and spoke briefly to professors walking the picket line. Here is a transcript of her […]

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