The UWOFA membership has voted to ratify the tentative faculty collective agreement reached with the university administration.
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The UWOFA Board of Directors has recommended that the tentative faculty collective agreement reached with the administration be brought forward to the membership for ratification.
UWOFA is pleased to announce that your negotiating team and the university administration have reached a tentative new faculty collective agreement.
Conciliation efforts aimed at achieving a new faculty collective agreement have been extended once again.
Conciliation efforts have been extended between your negotiating team and the university administration.
The UWOFA membership has voted 90 per cent in favour of strike action to strengthen bargaining goals during faculty negotiations.
Probationary, tenured, and contract faculty members face a stark choice. If we do not fight for improved compensation for all, we undermine our own positions and betray our foundational professional commitments and values.
UWOFA strike vote FAQ
On the recommendation of the negotiating team, UWOFA’s Board of Directors has authorized a strike vote to be held from October 20-24, prior to the conciliation process.
The Ontario Ministry of Labour has appointed Conciliator Greg Long to help bridge the remaining differences at the negotiating table between your negotiating team and the Western administration.
In an attempt to bridge remaining differences at the table, your negotiating team, with support from UWOFA’s Board of Directors, filed a formal application for conciliation with the Ministry of Labour on Wednesday.
Third in a series on the hidden work of contract faculty at Western.
There will be an information meeting for all members regarding the status of faculty negotiations on Tuesday, Sept. 16.
Since negotiations began on May 20, there have been 18 meetings between your negotiating team and the administration side. We have reached agreement on a number of issues and the tone at the table has been collegial.
Second in a series on the hidden work of contract faculty at Western.
The first in a series of stories about the hidden work of contract faculty at Western.
Negotiations for a new faculty collective agreement have paused for the official university summer break, which runs until Aug. 15.
Meetings with the administration are progressing and numerous proposals have been exchanged.
A primer on the collective bargaining process.
Your UWOFA negotiating team will begin negotiating a new faculty collective agreement on May 9.
This bulletin gives you an update about bargaining preparations that are under way.