Bargaining 2015

Bargaining Update #6:

Little Movement on YUFA's Key Proposals

Negotiations with the employer have entered their fifth month. The YUFA bargaining team and the Executive remain very concerned about the lack of progress on many of our key issues. With some important exceptions, we have received negative responses to nearly all of our major proposals. We have seen some encouraging progress in the area of equity. In particular, the …

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Bargaining Backgrounder #3:

Rebalancing Workload: Good for Research, Good for Students, Good for York

For three successive rounds of bargaining, YUFA has tried to negotiate a teaching load for York faculty that is both competitive with other universities and will allow York to meet the challenges of research intensification and boosting educational quality. This backgrounder shows how our proposal for reasonable teaching load caps is not only aligned with developments at other universities, but also with the goals espoused by York's key strategic and academic planning documents. Read more.

Special Membership Meeting on Bargaining, September 22, 2015

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 10 a.m. - 12 noon 152 Founders College Topic: Bargaining Report and Discussion This is an important juncture in the collective bargaining process and there are a number of sessions with the employer scheduled over the next few weeks. For this reason, the YUFA Executive has decided to hold a Special Membership Meeting to discuss progress …

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Bargaining Support Committee Meeting, September 24, 2015

In Spring 2015, YUFA established a Bargaining Support Committee and called on all interested members to come forward to participate. The Committee has the important task of informing YUFA members around the issues in our 2015 round of bargaining and mobilizing support for our Bargaining Team as they seek to negotiate a strong collective agreement that improves our work lives and …

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