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Bargaining Bulletins- Faculty

January 17th, 2022

The UWOFA membership has voted to ratify the tentative faculty collective agreement reached with the university administration. Members of the faculty bargaining unit voted 90 per cent in favour of the deal in a vote that closed Friday, November 23.

Conciliation to begin Thursday in faculty contract negotiations – Vol. 7 No. 11

October 9th, 2018

A provincially appointed conciliator, Greg Long, will join your negotiating team and the employer at the bargaining table beginning this Thursday, October 11.

Faculty vote 94% in favour of strike mandate – Vol. 7 No. 10

September 27th, 2018

The UWOFA membership has voted 94 per cent in favour of strike action to strengthen bargaining goals during faculty negotiations.

UWOFA strike vote: Frequently asked questions – Vol. 7 No. 9

September 19th, 2018

Last week, UWOFA announced that a strike vote will be held for members of the faculty Bargaining Unit. Please see below for some frequently asked questions about the strike vote process.

UWOFA and the employer jointly file for conciliation – Vol. 7 No. 6

September 6th, 2018

UWOFA and the employer jointly filed a request to appoint a conciliation officer with the Ministry of Labour on Friday, August 30 in an attempt to bridge remaining differences at the table in negotiations for a new collective agreement for the faculty bargaining unit.

Negotiations pause for summer break – Vol.7, No.5

July 20th, 2018

Negotiations with the administration to reach a new faculty collective agreement have continued to move forward since we last updated you in June. The process is paused now for a one-month summer break.

Discontinuing the inappropriate use of student questionnaires on courses and teaching – Vol. 7 No. 4

July 11th, 2018

Discontinuing the use of student questionnaires on courses and teaching for personnel decisions such as promotion, tenure, annual review and hiring is one of UWOFA’s goals during this round of faculty collective bargaining.

Faculty collective bargaining begins – Vol. 7, No. 3

June 8th, 2018

Faculty collective bargaining began on Wednesday, June 6, with your UWOFA negotiating committee meeting with the Administration's representatives for several hours to exchange initial proposals.

What to expect during collective bargaining – Vol. 7, No. 2

June 1st, 2018

In anticipation of faculty bargaining beginning on June 6, the following is a collective bargaining primer for UWOFA members.

Your collective bargaining roundup – Vol. 7, No. 1

January 16th, 2018

UWOFA’s role at the bargaining table is to represent the interests of our membership. To that end, we will continue to consult you in various ways in the coming months as we prepare to negotiate.