Posts from July 2017

Members of the Brock University Faculty Association (BUFA) have ratified a new collective agreement that makes historic gains for LGBTQ members. Early adopters of OCUFA’s Countdown to Strong organizing framework, BUFA’s enthusiastic organizing work has paid off in their newly ratified collective agreement. By mobilizing a substantial portion of their membership, BUFA was able to […]

On July 20, OCUFA submitted formal recommendations on how Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act can be improved. The recommendations focus on delivering fairness for contract faculty who teach a growing number of courses at Ontario universities, but lack job security, receive low pay, and often do not have access to benefits. This follows […]

TORONTO – The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) is pleased to announce the appointment of its 32nd president – Gyllian Phillips, Associate Professor of English Studies in the Faculty of Arts & Science at Nipissing University. Phillips officially began her two-year term on July 1, 2017. “Ontario’s professors and academic librarians are at […]