While OCUFA faculty and academic librarians are looking forward to resuming in-person teaching, OCUFA recognizes that COVID-19 remains a public health concern especially as cases of the highly contagious Delta variant continue to rise. As part of a comprehensive plan for ensuring the health and safety of campus communities across the province, OCUFA’s Executive is […]

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. […]

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 […]

At the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities’ “employee renewal” consultation session with university faculty on June 24, OCUFA President Gyllian Phillips made OCUFA’s concerns regarding these consultations and the government’s agenda clear in her opening statement: Good afternoon, my name is Gyllie Phillips and I am the President of OCUFA. Thank you for the […]