Monthly Archives: February 2011

OCUFA REPORT: Queen’s now in bargaining

Queen’s now in bargaining; Laurier files for conciliation; McMaster facing final offer selection. February 22, 2011 Queen’s University Faculty Association negotiators opened contract talks with the employer last December and have had several negotiation sessions this year. The QUFA contract, … Continue reading

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OCUFA Press Release: 905 area survey

Excerpt from OCUFA Press Release: February 9, 2011 905 voters worry about the cost of higher ed, want more government investment: OCUFA poll. Voters in the 905 area code believe tuition is too high and worry about the cost of … Continue reading

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News That Matters

Tories Accused of Digging Up Dirt on Liberal Profs. Excerpt from: Toronto Star Feb 11, 2011 Susan Delacourt and Bruce Campion-Smith Ottawa Bureau Full article can be found at: Toronto Star Two University of Ottawa professors, vocal critics of the … Continue reading

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From PSAC Local 901: Top Administrators at Queen’s should lead by Example

From PSAC Local 901 Blog on February 5, 2011 We are now approaching University budget season. Alongside the presentation of the new budget, one should expect the usual chorus of explanations for the University’s financial crisis: “times are tough”; … Continue reading

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