Congratulations to the Renison Association of Academic Staff who have recently voted in favour of and received union certification from the Ontario Labour Relations Board. The association is looking forward to negotiating their first collective agreement, and we know that faculty associations across Ontario will be there to support them.

TORONTO, March 26, 2020 – OCUFA is pleased to see that the Ford government’s spring economic statement includes much needed investment in the province’s health care system and OSAP loan interest relief for students, but is disappointed there are only marginal increases to postsecondary education funding. Faculty, academic librarians, and other academic professionals represented by […]

OCUFA calls on the provincial government to ensure that workers across Ontario have access to paid sick leave during this public health crisis. While the government’s proposed legislation today to guarantee unpaid leave of absence for employees is a step in the right direction, it falls short of what workers really need during this pandemic. […]

On International Women’s Day, the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations’ Status of Women and Equity Committee (SWEC) celebrates the achievements made by women, trans, gender-diverse, and non-binary faculty and academic librarians towards workplace equity on Ontario campuses.  Addressing employment equity within and across academic institutions continues to be a priority issue for SWEC. We […]

On Saturday, February 8 and Sunday, February 9, OCUFA held its second Board of Directors meeting of the 2019-20 academic year. Over the weekend, board members discussed the organization’s current priorities – good jobs, university funding, and capacity building – with a focus on challenges to the postsecondary sector and to public education as a […]

The 2020 Worldviews Lecture will be postponed in compliance with recent public health guidelines about gatherings in response to COVID–19. We will announce a future date for the event in the coming weeks. We wish you all good health during these challenging times.   The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations and the Centre for […]

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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
05-08 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM161st Board of Directors MeetingZoom Meeting On-line
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
09-25 9:00 AM - 5:30 PMCollective Bargaining Committee MeetingWestin Harbour Castle Hotel, Regatta Room
10-16 9:30 AM - 5:30 PMExecutive MeetingAdvocate's Society
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 PM162nd 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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