Tag Archives: Labour Issues

Fight for $15 & fairness on the Brantford campus

(This article is from the WLUFA Advocate April 2017 5.2) By Eddie Sauvé, MA Candidate, Social Justice and Community Engagement. This term, students at Laurier-Brantford have begun a campaign for the Fight for $15 & Fairness. Provincially the movement is … Continue reading

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The UFC: Cynicism Versus Optimism of the Will

By Garry Potter Until last Monday night I believed that the single biggest problem stopping Contract Faculty from improving their situation was the ignorance, arrogance and egoism of the full-time faculty. Most full-time faculty fail to understand that the institutionalized … Continue reading

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OCUFA conference on contract faculty, a precariously employed majority

This article is from the WLUFA Advocate April 2016 4.9. By Anne-Marie Allison, Mathematics and member of the CAS Negotiating Team The Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) hosted a conference in Toronto on February 11-12. Confronting Precarious Academic … Continue reading

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Outsourcing custodial jobs is at odds with Laurier’s mission and reputation

A letter to Dr. Blouw from Dr. Don Wells, McMaster University Laurier’s custodial staff is fighting to protect their jobs and their futures. Dr. Don Wells, a labour studies scholar at McMaster University, recently wrote Dr. Blouw urging him to … Continue reading

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WLUFA Advocate March 2016 4.8

Here’s the latest issue: WLUFA Advocate March 2016 4.8(PDF)

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