Monthly Archives: August 2010

Talks resuming for striking medical school workers (28 August 2010)

From the Thunder Bay Chronicle-Journal, 28 August 2010: Advertisements

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Province’s wage-freeze talks go off the rails.

By Robert Benzie Toronto Star, August 26, 2010 Secret wage-freeze talks between the provincial government and unions representing tens of thousands of health-care and education workers have quietly collapsed, the Star has learned.

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First round of ‘wage freeze’ talks strike out with professors.

Province is trying to reach a consensus through moral suasion rather than legislating a wage freeze By Elizabeth Church (Education Reporter) Globe and Mail, August 26, 2010 ]The Ontario government’s efforts to get a two-year accord on wage freezes for … Continue reading

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Students and teachers object to Access Copyright cash grab.

From the CAUT web-site, Ottawa, August 12, 2010. (Thursday, August 12, 2010) – Students and teachers say that a tariff being proposed by Access Copyright – an organisation that licenses literary works to businesses and public institutions – would infringe … Continue reading

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Medical school strikers get $1-million boost

By: C. Mulligan, The Sudbury Star, August 20, 2010 EDUCATION The union representing 152 striking office, clerical and technical workers at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine got a huge financial boost Friday in the form of a $1-million cheque … Continue reading

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Message from President of QUFA.

Dear Colleagues, Representatives from Ontario faculty associations and other organizations representing academic staff met on August 16 in Toronto to decide whether to continue participating in the provincial government’s public sector consultation. On August 18 the following message was delivered … Continue reading

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CAUT: Students and teachers object to Access Copyright cash grab (12 August 2010)

By: Paul Jones of CAUT Greetings, The Canadian Association of University Teachers and the Canadian Federation of Students have filed a joint Objection at the Copyright Board of Canada to the proposed Access Copyright PSE sector tariff.

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