st. michael’s

Faculty at the University of St. Michael’s college reached a tentative agreement with the employer on Feb. 6, 2015. Ratification by faculty and the Collegium (akin to a Board of Governors) are expected in the next few weeks. The faculty at St. Michael’s – represented by the University of Toronto Faculty Association (UTFA) – was […]

Below is a message from Scott Prudham, President of UTFA, regarding a support request for faculty at the University of St. Michael’s College, who are currently in bargaining and facing a legal strike/lockout date on Feb. 6th. Dear colleagues, UTFA is negotiating a second contract for faculty and librarians employed by the University of Saint […]

On Tuesday, December 9, 2014 the unionized faculty and librarians of the University of St. Michael’s College (represented by the University of Toronto Faculty Association) voted 100% in favour of authorizing a strike, if necessary. Representatives of UTFA and USMC have been in bargaining since June 2014 and entered provincial conciliation in October. The outstanding […]

Some progress was made recently in the first collective agreement negotiations at Brescia with the parties signing off on three articles. The same cannot be said for St. Michael’s College at the University of Toronto; the pace of first contract negotiations there is best described as glacial. The parties have met eight times over four […]