Posts from July 2014

After weeks of aggressive tactics, the administration of the University of Windsor unilaterally imposed terms and conditions of employment on July 28, 2014. The administration had previously moved to impose terms on July 7th , but backed down in the face of opposition from the Windsor University Faculty Association (WUFA) and faculty associations across Canada. Imposing terms and conditions of work on this scale is unprecedented […]

We’re looking for someone to join our public affairs team in the role of Government and Community Relations Officer. Working under the supervision of the Executive Director, the successful candidate will help to promote OCUFA’s advocacy initiatives through: Developing and maintaining contacts in the Ontario government and relevant government agencies, with the opposition parties and […]

OCUFA is looking for a new Engagement and Campaigns Coordinator. Working under the supervision of the Executive Director, the successful candidate for the Engagement and Campaigns Coordinator position will help to build a strong network of mobilized faculty and faculty association leaders who can work together to improve terms and conditions of employment for faculty […]

On Monday, July 14, the Liberal government introduced a new budget identical to the one that sparked the recent election. And with a majority in the legislature, this budget is certain to pass. So what does it mean for higher education in Ontario? In short, small funding increases in some areas, but a continued slide […]

In light of developments at the bargaining table, the University of Guelph Faculty Association (UGFA) is cautiously optimistic that the outstanding issues may be resolved. As such, they have decided to suspend the strike vote planned for Wednesday, July 9th. Should progress not occur, UGFA is ready to reschedule the vote. Part-time faculty at Algoma and Nipissing, […]

Administrators at the University of Windsor have taken a heavy-handed, provocative approach to negotiations with the Windsor University Faculty Association (WUFA). As well as damaging its relationship with professors and academic librarians, the admin’s actions are a dangerous distraction from the important work of negotiating a fair agreement. As previously reported in OCUFA Report, the […]