TORONTO – University professors are calling for fairness for contract faculty across Ontario this week. Public events and outreach activities will aim to educate students and community members about working conditions for the growing number of professors working on contract who face job insecurity, unpredictable scheduling, unfair wages, and lack access to benefits. “We’re going […]

LONDON – An agreement ratified on October 12 at Brescia University College represents great strides by Canada’s only women’s university towards closing the gender wage gap for professors in Ontario. The deal reached between the Brescia Faculty Association and Brescia University College will bring pay for professors at Brescia – the majority of whom are […]

The Brescia Faculty Association (BFA) has reached a tentative agreement with their employer. The following statement was posted on the BFA website The Brescia Faculty Association reached a tentative agreement with the Employer on September 28, 2016 after a day and a half of Conciliation.  The BFA began negotiating to renew our first collective agreement in late […]

Contract faculty from across the province took part in the October 1 Rally for Decent Work. Thousands of workers from a wide range of sectors and workplaces gathered at Queen’s Park to call for improvements to employment and labour law that would address the rise of precarious work. For contract faculty, key issues include equal […]

TORONTO – The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) is pleased to announce the winners of its prestigious Teaching Awards. Since 1973, these awards have recognized the exceptional contributions made by professors and librarians to the quality of higher education in Ontario. “Teaching is at the heart of great universities and a great university […]

There is an important rally for decent work on October 1, 2016 at Queen’s Park in Toronto. Faculty will be taking part to draw attention to the need for more  fairness for contract faculty  and to support all workers pushing back against the trend towards precarious jobs. The OCUFA Contract Faculty and Faculty Complement Committee is encouraging faculty associations to participate. […]

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