Category Archives: Labour News

CAUT: House of Commons Passes Anti-labour Bill C-377 (12 December 2012)

As emailed by Jim Turk, Executive Director, Canadian Association of University Teachers, to member associations, 12 December 2012: The House of Commons narrowed passed anti-labour Bill C-377 this evening by a 147-135 margin. The Bill now goes to the Senate.

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Oppose Bill C-377 (7 December 2012)

The Canadian Labour Congress has launched an online petition against Bill C-377, a private members’ bill that will force every union, every union local, every local labour council, every federation of labour, and the Canadian Labour Congress to file intrusive … Continue reading

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CAUT Declares an ALERT for Concordia University College of Alberta (2 October 2012)

As emailed by the Executive Committee, Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT), to the CAUT Discussion List, 2 October 2012: CAUT has issued an ALERT to draw attention to the serious threat to the collective bargaining rights of the faculty … Continue reading

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Bargaining impasse and potential work stoppage for faculty and librarians at the University of St. Michael’s College (28 September 2012)

Email from Scott Prudham, President, University of Toronto Faculty Association, to CAUT Discussion List, 28 September 2012: Dear colleagues, I am writing to alert you concerning the breakdown in negotiations for a first contract for faculty and librarians at the University … Continue reading

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UOITFA achieves key goals, ratifies by 95%, Windsor ratification Nov. 1 – from OCUFA Reports Oct 26

UOITFA achieves key goals, ratifies by 95%, Windsor ratification Nov. 1 Members of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology Faculty Association have ratified their new, five-year agreement with a 95 per cent vote in favour. The tentative agreement was … Continue reading

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OCUFA Reports: Collective Bargaining News across ON

UOITFA reaches tentative agreement, strike averted at Windsor  After close to 16 months without a contract, members of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology Faculty Association (UOITFA) have come to a tentative agreement with the university. Ratification voting will … Continue reading

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OCUFA Reports: Unions Matter– click the links for the research studies

Reality Check: Why Unions Still Matter The Conference Board of Canada recently reported that, since the mid-1990s, income inequality has increased faster in Canada than in the United States and most other comparable countries. The board observes that forces such … Continue reading

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