After years of advocacy, the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) and its allies have successfully secured passage of federal legislation that will exclude public universities from the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) and Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (BIA). OCUFA welcomes news that the House of Commons Bill C-59, which included the amendments to CCAA and BIA, […]

On February 12, 2016, Laurentian University announced it was closing its campus in Barrie , part of the University Partnership Centre at Georgian College. The Laurentian University Faculty Association (LUFA) released this statement on the closure: The Laurentian University Faculty Association (LUFA) is concerned by the decision to close the Barrie campus and its impact on faculty members and students in Simcoe County. […]

Faculty at the University of Guelph have ratified their new agreement with the university administration. The three-year deal, which will run until 2016, contains yearly aggregate average salary increases of 2.46, 2.88, and 3.77 per cent. Faculty negotiators were also able to preserve the existing lay off language in the collective agreement. Faculty at Laurentian […]

Bargaining continues across Ontario, with eight faculty associations currently at the table. Despite a difficult bargaining environment, important progress continues to be made. The Carleton University Academic Staff Association (CUASA) reached a tentative settlement on July 27, 2014. A ratification vote is now scheduled for August 21st, August 26th, and August 27th. Details of the […]