Tag Archives: solidarity

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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Students & workers united

(This article is from the WLUFA Advocate October 2016 5.1.) Toby Finlay Laurier Student, LSPIRG Students have a responsibility to support Contract Faculty. Contract Academic Staff (CAS) make an important contribution to the quality of education students receive at Laurier. However, without … 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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WLUFA supports CUPE strikers!

(Speech delivered to the CUPE rally on Dec. 3, 2015, by WLUFA President Michele Kramer.) The slogan on the CUPE buttons says it all—universities work because we do. This is true for all of us who are gathered here today. It … Continue reading

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News From Your Faculty Liaison Officers…

This blog entry was actually posted on December 3, 2015. This article is from WLUFA Advocate 1.1 October 2012. Judith Fletcher Full-time Faculty Liaison These are historic times for collective bargaining units in Canada: as resources shrink, unions will have … Continue reading

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