On Thursday, March 17, 2016, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology Faculty Association (UOITFA) reached a tentative agreement with the employer. The university administration and UOITFA released this joint statement:
“The University and the UOIT Faculty Association are pleased to advise that they have reached a tentative agreement. Details of the agreement will remain confidential until both parties have conducted their ratification processes, after which further details will be available. All classes and activities at the University will proceed as scheduled.”
The university’s Board of Governors ratified the new deal on March 18th. UOITFA members voted on the deal on March 21st and 22nd. Results of the vote were not available as of this writing, and will be included in a future issue of OCUFA Report.