Members honoured for dedicated service to UWOFA

March 24, 2021

Christy Sich, Marianne Larsen, and Sam Trosow were presented with CAUT Dedicated Service Awards at a meeting of members on March 30.

Support colleagues at Laurentian University

March 22, 2021

The Laurentian University Faculty Association (LUFA) is pressing the provincial government to stop insolvency proceedings currently engulfing the university. Send a letter urging the government to provide more funding to secure the future sustainability of Laurentian.

Survey sheds light on needs of equity-seeking members

March 22, 2021

Responses highlighted potential barriers to employment opportunities that may be experienced by groups beyond those already designated by the federal Employment Equity Act (women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and people of colour). The data will be used to inform recommendations on how to update the university's Employment Equity Guide.

President's Column: Collective action plays key role in academic life

Beth MacDougall-Shackleton

March 22, 2021

UWOFA's membership is not cut from whole cloth. It includes people with a diversity of appointment types, lengths of service, demographics and political views. Although each of us may have somewhat different priorities, ultimately academic staff unionize because we share a set of core values in support of teaching, research and collegial governance - the three pillars of the academic mission.

UWOFA celebrates International Women's Day

March 5, 2021

UWOFA is proud to join the world in celebrating International Women’s Day, and invites our members to reflect on how they can personally contribute to advancing the fight for gender equity