Faculty at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) and the University of Sudbury (part of Laurentian University) have ratified new agreements with their employers. NOSM faculty, Librarians and Professional Staff ratified their deal on July 23, followed by ratification by the Board of Directors on July 31. The University of Sudbury deal was ratified by the Laurentian University Faculty Association – University of Sudbury on August 5th.
The three year deal at NOSM contains compensation increases of 1% (plus an $1150 increase to base salary), 1.5%, and 1.75%, plus comparator adjustments in the final two years. The deal also extends academic freedom language to professional staff and makes important enhancements to health and dental benefits.
Details of the the three-year agreement at the University of Sudbury will be available on the OCUFA website as soon as they are available.