UWOFA-LA Bargaining Unit in a legal strike position as of October 4
September 6th, 2023
The Bargaining Unit representing Librarians and Archivists at the University of Western Ontario (UWOFA-LA) held a strike vote last week, as part of a series of necessary steps in preparing for strike action.
UWOFA calls on Western to adhere to Step 3 regulations in the interest of public safety
August 31st, 2021
As the Delta variant surges and thousands of students, staff, and faculty prepare to return to campus, UWOFA calls on Western to take the following four steps in order to ensure the health and safety of the Western community.
UWO Faculty Association calls on Western to adopt Covid-19 vaccine requirement
July 20th, 2021
In light of the announcement Monday by the provincial government about a normal return to campus in September, UWOFA calls on Western university administration to require all eligible students, staff, faculty, librarians and archivists to be fully vaccinated before coming to campus, acknowledging that some may be exempt for medical or religious reasons.
UWOFA condemns program, job cuts at Laurentian University
April 15th, 2021
The union representing faculty members at Western University (UWOFA) condemns unprecedented academic program and job cuts announced at Laurentian University this week, and calls on Western University administration to speak out as well.
UWOFA calls for Chancellor’s resignation
January 25th, 2021
The union representing faculty members at Western University is calling for the resignation of Chancellor Linda Hasenfratz, saying her apology for taking a holiday trip outside Canada mid-pandemic is not good enough.