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Bargaining Alerts: Pension Developments (#6)

Dear QUFA Member, Please read the important pension –related Bargaining Alert, it will bring you up to speed on recent developments in the pension discussions between your employer and unionized employee groups at Queen’s. If you have comments or concerns, please reply to me and I will be sure to → Learn More

QUFA Digest Emails: April 2015

1. QUFA Spring General Meeting: This meeting is open to all members. We will be deciding on QUFA’s operational and job action budgets, considering amendments to the constitution and getting an update on contract negotiations. In addition, Kate Lawson, President of the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations, will be → Learn More

Take Action: Canada’s profs raise alarm over Nova Scotia bill

(Ottawa – April 24, 2015) The national organization representing Canada’s professors and academic staff says a bill before the Nova Scotia legislature would violate constitutional rights, undermine the independence of universities, and compromise academic freedom. According to the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT), Bill 100, the Universities Accountability and → Learn More

Bargaining Alerts: The Good News and the Bad News (#5)

Dear Members, Please find the latest bargaining update from Elizabeth Hanson, QUFA Chief Negotiator, attached. If you have any comments or questions, please send them to Susan Fitzgibbon (fitzgibb@queensu.ca). Thank you, Leslie Jermyn Executive Director Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) 9 St. Lawrence St., Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6 Tel: 613-533-3033 → Learn More

QUFA Digest Emails: March, 2015

1. Nominations for QUFA Committees are Open!: Please contact Nominations Committee Chair, Lynne Hanson if you’re interested in serving on any QUFA Committees – including the Executive Committee – or in representing your unit on Council. A full list of Committees and Council units is here. 2. Academic Freedom & → Learn More

QUFA Digest Emails: January 2015

1. Migration to “Microsoft Exchange Online” Email and Calendaring: QUFA is working to get you more information about what moving email and calendar functions to Microsoft’s Office 365 means for Faculty, Librarians and Archivists before the opt-out date of 28 January. Please stay tuned to the Events page and QUFA → Learn More