Monthly Archives: March 2011

So you think you can budget?

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives As the start to this week’s budget marathon,the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives just officially released the “So you think you can budget?” tool It allows you to check off the programs you like, see … Continue reading

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OCUFA Report: talks very slow at Queen’s

OCUFA Report March 23, 2011 McMaster is going to final offer selector process; talks very slow at Queen’s. Talks between the McMaster University Faculty Association and the employer broke off last week, and both sides are preparing briefs to present … Continue reading

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Governor of Wisconsin radicalizes Stanley Fish!

Excerpt from: THE NEW YORK TIMES: OPINIONATOR, MARCH 21, 2011 We’re All Badgers Now By STANLEY FISH A conversation about unionization and higher education between Stanley Fish and Walter Benn Michaels, professor of English at the University of Illinois at … Continue reading

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OCUFA REPORT: Ryerson opens bargaining

Ryerson opens bargaining, McMaster starts final offer selection, UWO librarians “solid”. OCUFA Report March 16, 2011. Faculty negotiators at Ryerson University opened negotiations with their administration, holding bargaining sessions Wednesday and Friday of last week. The two parties exchanged their … Continue reading

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

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OCUFA Report: Wisconsin faculty right to unionize

OCUFA Report March 1, 2011 Wisconsin governor wants to repeal faculty right to unionize Wisconsin governor Scott Walker’s campaign to strip public-sector workers of collective bargaining rights includes a proposal to kill 2009 legislation allowing faculty in Wisconsin to unionize. … Continue reading

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OCUFA Report: On the mend.

OCUFA Report March 1, 2011 On the mend: university endowment funds rebounding The endowment funds of Canadian universities are on the rise, with the rebound in the market being partly responsible. (Others factors affecting a fund’s balance sheet are: withdrawals … Continue reading

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