The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) is excited to announce the second annual $10,000 OCUFA Fellowship in Higher Education Journalism. In recent years, there has been a marked shortage of informed investigative reporting on Canadian higher education issues in the Canadian media. The OCUFA Fellowship in Higher Education Journalism is intended to help […]

Toronto, Jan. 13, 2020 – The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) has voted to join ten unions representing more than 250,000 Ontario workers to launch a coordinated Charter challenge against the Protecting a Sustainable Public Sector for Future Generations Act – formerly Bill 124. This Ford government legislation unduly interferes with the rights […]

OCUFA stands in solidarity with the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) and the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) educators and support staff as they stand up to Doug Ford and escalate their job actions this week. Ontario’s university faculty believe in the importance of a strong, publicly funded provincial education system – from […]

Toronto, Dec. 12 2019 – The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations stands in solidarity with our colleagues in the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation, Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario, Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association, and the Association des enseignantes et des enseignants franco-ontariens as they launch a legal challenge of the Ford government’s new legislation capping public sector wage increases. The Protecting a Sustainable Public Sector for […]

Today marks 30 years since the December 6, 1989 anti-feminist attack at Montreal’s École Polytechnique that resulted in the murder of 14 women. The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations honours the memory of these women whose lives were taken because of their gender and we stand strong against any form of gender-based violence on […]

On Friday, November 22, faculty association staff from across Ontario came together for OCUFA’s 2019 Faculty Association Staff Workshop for a day of learning, sharing, and skills-development. The day was energized by robust discussion. Morning highlights included an opening plenary focused on the challenges facing faculty associations under the Ford government and a workshop on […]

On Friday, November 8, the annual OCUFA University Finance Workshop brought together faculty association members and staff from across Ontario who regularly review university financial statements. The day’s focus was on how the province’s new performance-funding framework could impact university finances. The morning featured a briefing on the latest developments in provincial funding and a […]

OSSTF, the union representing teachers and support staff at Ontario’s high school, has announced a one-day strike/walk-out on Wednesday, December 4 . OSSTF has spent much of the last year pushing back against the Ford government’s demands for increased class sizes and mandatory e-learning credits. If you have some time, please join a local picket line and show solidarity with Ontario’s […]

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  • Fairness for Contract Faculty

    Fairness for Contract Faculty

    Too many contract faculty have to reapply for their jobs every term, are hired to teach courses for which they are paid less than their full‐time tenure‐stream colleagues, and lack access to benefits. It’s time to recognize the contribution contract faculty make in our university community and in the classroom.

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EVENTS CALENDAR


Date and TimeMeetingLocation
2020
02-07 09:30 AM - 05:30 PMExecutive MeetingVictoria College, Goldring Student Centre, Regents Room
02-08 08:30 AM - 02-09 12:00 PM160th Board of Directors MeetingOmni King Edward Hotel, Crystal Ballroom
02-08 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM2019 Status of Women and Equity Committee and Lorimer Awards LuncheonOmni King Edward Hotel, Crystal Ballroom
02-13 9:00 AM - 4:30 PMGrievance Committee WorkshopWestin Harbour Castle Hotel, Room Pier 7/8
02-14 9:15 AM - 5:00 PMGrievance Committee MeetingWestin Harbour Castle Hotel, Room Pier 7/8
02-28 9:30 AM - 5:30 PMCollective Bargaining Committee MeetingWestin Harbour Castle Hotel, TBC
04-03 9:00 AM - 4:30 PMCollective Bargaining Committee MeetingWestin Harbour Castle Hotel, Room Pier 7/8
04-03 9:00 AM - 5:00 PMGrievance Committee MeetingWestin Harbour Castle Hotel, Regatta Room
04-04 9:00 AM - 4:30 PMUniversity Pensions WorkshopWestin Harbour Castle Hotel, Room Pier 7/8
04-17 9:00 AM - 5:30 PMContract Faculty and Faculty Complement committee MeetingWestin Harbour Castle Hotel, Room Pier 5
04-17 9:00 AM - 5:30 PMStatus of Women and Equity CommitteeWestin Harbour Castle Hotel, Room Pier 4
05-09 8:30 AM - 05-10 12:00 PM161st Board of Directors meetingWestin Harbour Castle Hotel, Regatta Room
09-24 9:00 AM - 5:30 PMStatus of Women and Equity Committee WorkshopWestin Harbour Castle Hotel, Room Pier 7/8
09-25 9:00 AM - 5:30 PMStatus of Women and Equity Committee MeetingWestin Harbour Castle Hotel, Room Pier 9
09-25 9:00 AM - 5:30 PMGrievance Committee MeetingWestin Harbour Castle Hotel, Room Pier 7/8
10-09 9:00 AM - 5:30 PMCollective Bargaining Committee MeetingWestin Harbour Castle Hotel, Regatta Room
10-17 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM162nd Board of Directors OrientationWestin Harbour Castle Hotel, Room Pier 2/3
10-17 8:30 AM - 10-18 12:00 MM162nd Board of Directors MeetingWestin Harbour Castle Hotel, Room Pier 6
10-17 11:30 AM - 2:30 PMTeaching and Academic Librarianship Awards LuncheonWestin Harbour Castle Hotel, Room Pier 4/5
11-06 9:00 AM - 5:30 PMFinance Committee WorkshopWestin Harbour Castle Hotel, Regatta Room
11-27 9:00 AM - 5:30 PMGrievance Committee MeetingWestin Harbour Castle Hotel, Regatta Room
12-11 9:00 AM - 5:30 PMCollective Bargaining Committee MeetingWestin Harbour Castle Hotel, Regatta Room

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