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Call for nominations: Dispute Resolution Committee (DRC)

 (3 vacancies – 0.5 FCE course reduction) YUFA is seeking applications from members who wish to be considered for the positions of YUFA Co-Chair of the Dispute Resolution Committee (DRC) (1 position), and as YUFA Side-persons (2 positions) as described in Article 9 of the Collective Agreement.  If interested, please...

YUFA Tenure and Promotion Workshop Spring 2023

Dear Colleagues, YUFA is holding its annual information session on Tenure and Promotion Tuesday, May 9, 2023, from 1:00pm - 3:00pm (Eastern time).  The workshop will take place via Zoom.   

Transgender Fund 2022-23 Now Open

The Transgender Fund is an entitlement for YUFA members to support trans health services. It was gained during bargaining in 2015-16 and currently appears as Article 26.11 in the 202-24 Collective Agreement. The Fund is $40,000 per annum. Any remaining funds from one year will be carried forward to the...

Call for members: Joint Committee on Teaching Load and Class Size

YUFA is seeking members for the Joint Committee on Teaching Load and Class Size. This committee, per Article 18.14 of the Collective Agreement, will study the issue of teaching loads including class size. More details on the committee are provided below. If you are interested in being appointed to the...

Extended call for nominations (Chief Steward)

Nominations are still being accepted for the position of YUFA Chief Steward (1 of 2 positions). The term of office for this position begins June 1, 2023, and ends on May 31, 2025. Read more about the position here.This is a very rewarding position of great importance to YUFA, piloting...

JCoAA LRP Co-Chair - Ratifcation vote and candidate statement

We are pleased to announce that Professor Philippe Theophanidis has been appointed as JCoAA-LRP Co-Chair for a term starting on June 1, 2023, and ending on May 31, 2025. Prof.   In accordance with YUFA’s Constitution and By-Laws, a ratification vote by the YUFA Stewards Council membership will be held to ratify Professor Theophanidis' appointment. Prof. Theophanidis’...

YUFA Community Projects Committee: Call for New Members

YUFA'S Community Projects Committee (YUFA-CP) facilitates YUFA’s work with community groups to promote engaged citizenship through access and equity programs, and to undertake community-based research. For more information on YUFA-CP, click here.  YUFA-CP usually meets once a month from Sept-May, and occasionally meets in the summer months as well. New members are...