New UWOFA relief fund to support contract academic staff

September 29, 2020

A new UWOFA COVID-19 relief fund will provide support for contract academic staff who teach on a per-course basis.

Climate action petition calls on university presidents to endorse UN's climate emergency letter

September 22, 2020

UWOFA members are encouraged to consider signing a petition that calls on university presidents across Canada to endorse the UN's climate emergency letter.

OCUFA to host anti-Black racism virtual workshop

September 17, 2020

OCUFA’s Status of Women and Equity Committee is hosting a virtual workshop entitled “Combatting anti-Black racism in the academy: A primer for faculty” on September 24.

UWOFA members encouraged to participate in Scholar Strike Canada programming

September 8, 2020

UWOFA’s Executive Committee endorses the Scholar Strike Canada advocacy event for racial justice this week and strongly encourages UWOFA members to participate in the two-day programming to the extent they are able.

Post-secondary staff across Canada concerned about remote teaching, research, health and safety and jobs

September 4, 2020

A survey conducted by the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) shows that the pandemic has significantly increased the workload and the stress level of academic staff across the country.