The Nipissing University Faculty Association (NUFA) is pleased to announce that the tentative agreement reached between the Full-Time Academic Bargaining Unit (FASBU) and the Employer on November 26, 2015, has been ratified by the bargaining unit with 93 per cent voting in favour of the deal. “From the outset we knew that this was going […]

A tentative agreement has been reached between Nipissing University and the Nipissing University Faculty Association (NUFA). The faculty association published the following statement on their website : We are pleased to announce that representatives of the Nipissing University Faculty Association (NUFA) and the University administration have reached a tentative agreement that will allow students to return […]

Full-time faculty at Nipissing are continuing their strike for fair pay, improved governance processes, and protections for faculty complement at the university. The Nipissing University Faculty Association (NUFA) has received overwhelming support from their colleagues across Canada and from their local community. Representatives from many faculty associations and local unions have joined NUFA members on the pocket line. A […]

On November 4th and 5th, 2015, OCUFA President Judy Bates and Executive Director Mark Rosenfeld were in North Bay to show solidarity with striking full-time faculty at Nipissing University. She met with members of the Nipissing University Faculty Association (NUFA) and spoke briefly to professors walking the picket line. Here is a transcript of her […]

Full-time faculty at Nipissing University have gone on strike after they were unable to reach a fair and equitable settlement with the university administration. OCUFA and all of its member faculty associations stand in solidarity with the members of the Nipissing University Faculty Association (NUFA) who are on the picket lines fighting for quality education through faculty complement, a real […]

After two days of conciliation, the Nipissing University Faculty Association (NUFA) regrets that talks have broken down. “We are very disappointed in the Employer’s lack of vision for the future of the university. Our faculty would rather be in the classroom teaching than walking a picket line,” says NUFA President Susan Srigley. However, NUFA decided […]

Now that the academic year has begun in earnest, bargaining is again heating up on Ontario campuses. Faculty associations at Nipissing and Western, have conciliation dates scheduled in October, while Toronto was in mediation this past weekend. Several associations are heading to the table this month to begin their negotiations. Nipissing has two conciliation dates […]

Another summer has passed and faculty are settling back into campus life and gearing up for a busy year at Ontario universities. Many faculty associations hosted back-to-school or Labour Day events this month. Some of these events brought members together to discuss priorities for the year, while others encouraged faculty members to get out in […]

On Wednesday, March 25th, the members of the Nipissing University Faculty Association (NUFA) voted overwhelmingly in favour of a strike mandate. Over 90 per cent of NUFA members cast their ballot, and 97 per cent voted to authorize NUFA to strike should one become necessary. NUFA held its strike vote less than a week after […]