Take Action

  • Scientists for the Right to Know: A group of concerned citizens has formed a collective to advocate for the free conduct, communication, publication and archiving of research, and to resist the muzzling of scientists and of science. New Members Welcome!
  • Save Canada Post: Click the link to learn more about what can be done to save door-to-door mail delivery.
  • We Teach Ontario: An Ontario Confederation of Faculty Associations campaign to promote the connection between teaching and research in Ontario Universities - learn more and take action
  • Canada's Past Matters: A Canadian Association of University Teachers campaign to draw attention to changes in Federal policies regarding Canada's cultural heritage - learn more and take action
  • Get Science Right!: A Canadian Association of University Teachers campaign to urge the Federal Government to restore funding for basic research and research in the public interest - learn more and take action
  • Join QUFA - complete the Membership Form and plan to attend our Spring General Meeting, April 30 at 1:15pm, Ellis Hall Auditorium

Who we are

QUFA is the certified bargaining agent for approximately 1200 faculty, librarians, and archivists at Queen's University. QUFA advances the interests of its Members by promoting equity in recruitment and hiring, by fostering a positive work environment free of discrimination and interference, and by providing appropriate representation for all Members.


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  • QUFA Spring General Meeting April 30, 1:15-3pm, Ellis Hall Auditorium. Please see here for the meeting Agenda and here for the proposed change to the QUFA Constitution.
  • QUFA would like to remind you to take advantage of your Professional Expense reimbursement this year as the first installment of the Employment Insurance Premium Reduction settlement money is now in Members' accounts in all Faculties.
  • QUFA Joint Communique on the Queen's Pension Plan
  • QUFA Digest: April 2014
  • QUFA Continuing Adjunct Compensation Survey
  • QUFA Voices: March Issue
  • QUFA Workload Survey II - Follow-up on Increases to Service Workload.
  • QUFA Job Posting: QUFA invites applications for an Administrative Assistant. See here for details. Deadline is April 30, 2014.
  • Income Tax Information: The Office of Faculty Recruitment and Support has prepared an information sheet for new and newer faculty here. There is also a tip sheet for getting a quick list of claimed (but unpaid) medical costs from Great West Life here.
  • OCUFA Teaching and Academic Librarianship Awards Nominations Open: See here for more details.
  • Improving Working Conditions for Francophone Academic Staff: Innovative Solutions: The Canadian Association of University Teachers is hosting a conference for Francophone faculty, June 6-8, in Ottawa. A detailed agenda is here and registration information is here
  • Professor Emeritus John Holmes (Queen's Geography and long-serving QUFA Volunteer) has been named the 2014 CAUT Distinguished Academic AND will receive the OCUFA Service Award for 2014. Congratulations John!
  • Click here for emails and other messages sent to members