Bargaining Bulletins - Librarians & Archivists

Bargaining Bulletin: Librarians & Archivists Ratification Vote Scheduled

October 16, 2019

The Librarians & Archivists negotiating committee has recommended that the tentative collective agreement reached with the administration on Monday, October 7 be brought to the membership for r

Librarians & Archivists Reach Tentative Agreement

October 7, 2019

The University of Western Ontario Faculty Association (UWOFA) is pleased to announce that a tentative collective agreement for our librarians and archivists has been reached with the university adm

Librarians and Archivists of UWOFA head back to the bargaining table ahead of strike deadline.

September 27, 2019

UWOFA librarians and archivists will be in a legal strike position on Tuesday, October 8 at 12:01 a.m.

UWOFA Asks for a “No Board" Report

September 16, 2019

UWOFA has asked a provincially appointed conciliator to file a “No-Board” Report with the Ministry of Labour.

Conciliation begins for UWOFA-LA negotiations

September 11, 2019

As outlined in the last Bargaining Bulletin, very little progress has been made in negotiations with the employer.

Bargaining Bulletin: Librarians and Archivists Step Away from Bargaining Table until Conciliation

August 29, 2019

On the recommendation of your Librarians and Archivists’ negotiation team, we have stepped away from bargaining and have cancelled meetings scheduled for August 30th and September 3rd as the Employer has shown an unwillingness to make any reasonable proposals.

Bargaining Bulletin: Librarians and archivists vote 97% in favour of strike mandate. Vol. 5, No. 8

August 22, 2019

The UWOFA-LA membership has voted 97 per cent in favour of strike action should the UWOFA Board decide it is necessary.

Bargaining Bulletin: UWOFA Board of Directors Unanimously Approves Conciliation and Strike Vote for Librarians and Archivists, Vol. 5, No. 7

August 1, 2019

On the recommendation of your Librarians and Archivists’ negotiation team, the Board of Directors of UWOFA has unanimously approved a formal application for conciliation with the Ministry of Labour.

UWOFA-LA collective bargaining Update. Vol. 5, No. 6

July 22, 2019

On July 31, your negotiating team will ask the UWOFA Board of Directors to request the appointment of a conciliation officer from the Ontario Ministry of Labour. If appointed, the conciliation officer will join both sides at the bargaining table to help them reach an equitable agreement.