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Full-time faculty and Librarians meet your Negotiating Team!

(This article is from the WLUFA Advocate April 2017 5.2.) Azim Essaji, Economics, Co-chair Sheila McKee-Protopapas, ED, Co-chair Andrew Herman, Communications Glenda Wall, Sociology Joanne Oud, Library With the June 30th expiry of the Collective Agreement (CA) for Full-Time Faculty … Continue reading

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2017 CAS award recognizes Kimberly Ellis-Hale and James Gerlach

By Michele Kramer, President. The WLUFA CAS Award was created to recognize the exemplary contributions a Member of the Contract Academic Staff Bargaining Unit has made to the Association. This year, the WLUFA Executive unanimously voted to have the award … Continue reading

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Contract Faculty Celebration

While it came into being as Contract Faculty’s Strike Headquarters, 165 University Ave – Unit 15’s final act will be to host a Contract Faculty Celebratory BYO Beverage of Choice Pizza Party! On February 15th from 3:30-5:30, all Contract Faculty and … Continue reading

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Key changes to Contract Faculty’s Collective Agreement

By your Contract Faculty Negotiating Team In no particular order, here are some key changes finalized in the new Collective Agreement (CA). More details will be provided at http://www.wlufa.ca when the final version of the CA is ready. Over the life … 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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A negotiating primer

(This article is from the WLUFA Advocate October 2016 5.1.) Jason Sager History While many of us are familiar with the overall process of contract negotiations, what goes on behind the scenes may seem opaque. In an attempt to make the process … Continue reading

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Contract Faculty t-shirts have arrived!

(This article is from the WLUFA Advocate October 2016 5.1.) Not only is your Negotiating Team hard at work, now Doonesbury has your back! Wear your t-shirt as a show of support and a refusal to let history repeat itself. T-shirts … Continue reading

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An open letter from your WLUFA president

(This article is from the WLUFA Advocate October 2016 5.1.) Dear Colleagues, As you know, our Contract Faculty have been at the negotiating table with the Administration since June 1 of this year. They have met over a dozen times since negotiations … Continue reading

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Standing with CUPE 926

By Matt Thomas, Library Tired and a little scared. Those were my feelings as I stood on the sidewalk near 202 Regina, the morning of Friday, July 8th. Tired from standing for so long wearing sandals a little too old … Continue reading

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Visit our Contract Faculty Negotiations 2016 webpage

This announcement is from the WLUFA Advocate April 2016 4.9. As WLUFA heads into Negotiations with the Administration for a new Part-time Contract Academic Staff and Part-time Librarians Collective Agreement, we want to keep you informed of all the issues. … Continue reading

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