News

Annual Meeting of Members

John Ciriello, President

March 24, 2020

Meetings of Members Please note that the Annual Meeting of Members on March 31, 2020 will be held online.

A Message from the President about COVID-19

John Ciriello, President

March 20, 2020

Message from the President,

Navitas Update

John Ciriello, President

March 20, 2020

As you know, Western is engaged in negotiations with Navitas, a for-profit education provider, about creating a college for international students linked to Western.

Coalition of Ontario Unions Files Charter Challenge

Ontario Federation of Labour

March 4, 2020

As a member of OCUFA, UWOFA is proud to join with the Ontario Federation of Labour to challenge Bill 124.  

Teaching Scholar Positions

February 19, 2020

The 2018-2022 Faculty Collective Agreement has created a new appointment type called the Teaching Scholar. 

UWOFA Annotations

February 12, 2020

A review of the most significant changes to the 2018-2022 Faculty Collective Agreement

UWOFA-LA Unit Wins Award

January 24, 2020

UWOFA Librarians & Archivists were awarded the ChangeMaker Award on January 23, 2020.

President Addresses For Profit Education Provider Seeking Western Foothold

John Ciriello

January 22, 2020

In a letter to members of UWOFA, President John Ciriello raises concerns about Western administration entering into any agreement with for-profit education provider, Navitas.

UWOFA's Position on the Strategic Mandate Agreement 3

John Ciriello, President

January 13, 2020

With the new year, Ontario universities begin the final year of the second phase of the province’s strategic mandate agreement. This second phase, or SMA2, runs from 2017 to 2020 and is part of a three-phased process which began with the implementation of phase 1 (2014 to 2017).