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Bargaining update #1

YUFA Bargaining Team presents full proposals package todayBy YUFA ExecutiveAs most of you know, the YUFA Collective Agreement expired on April 30, 2018. While the CUPE 3903 strike continues, YUFA has made every effort to ensure that our round of bargaining is not delayed. So far, we have had one...

YUFA members, remediation, and the summer term

Dear colleagues:Many YUFA members have been wondering about their summer teaching and whether or not courses will go ahead as planned. YUFA has reached out to the Employer to get answers to several questions regarding issues such as remediation, academic integrity, submission of student grades, and altering course planning. Unfortunately,...

Update for members regarding recall petition for YUFA President

Dear colleagues,On May 15, 2018, the YUFA Executive received a petition signed by 65 members to recall the current president, Richard Wellen, who has two weeks left on his current term. The signatories of the petition demanded that Professor Wellen step down immediately and be barred from assuming the Past...

Join the 2018 Walk with Excellence

Students from the 2016 Walk with Excellence sit facing a stage during the celebration and wearing white t-shirts with the "Walk with Excellence" logo on the back.This year, the Walk with Excellence is on Monday, May 14. Due to the strike, instead of taking the community to York, the Walk will...

YUFA Budget and Faculty Club Levy voting results

YUFA conducted an electronic ballot from May 1 to 8, 2018 on the 2018-19 YUFA budget and on the continuation of the levy to fund the Faculty/Graduate Student Café & Pub (et al.).The vote was conducted in accordance with Article 3.5 of the YUFA Constitution, which states:“The annual budget and...

OCUFA issues statement on back-to-work legislation

The following statement was issued by the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) on May 8, 2018. The statement is available on the GlobeNewswire and on the OCUFA website. Earlier today, the Ontario Legislative Assembly concluded its 2018 session before the proposed back-to-work legislation could pass. OCUFA strongly condemns government attempt at tabling back-to-work...

Nominations for YUFA Committee Service

YUFA is seeking nominations for the following committees (see below). Terms of service are two years unless otherwise indicated. Committee service carrying a course release is also indicated.If you are interested, kindly submit a written statement outlining your interest and any relevant experience to YUFA ([email protected]) no later than Tuesday,...

Call for nominations: Stewards' Council Representatives to Executive Committee

A photo of raised handsDear members,Nominations are now being accepted for the positions listed above for the term 1 June 2018 to 31 May 2019.The Stewards’ Council Representatives (2) to Executive Committee are elected by Council (Article 5.2 of the YUFA Constitution). The members of Stewards’ Council are: members of...

Reminder: YUFA Budget and Faculty/Grad Club Levy Votes end May 8

The voting period for approving the 2018-19 YUFA Budget and the continuation of the Faculty/Grad Club Levy ends at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. All YUFA members who are eligible to vote will receive an email invitation to vote. You may vote by clicking on the link in the email invitation.If...

Notice of Annual General Meeting for et al. (Faculty/Grad Student Café & Pub)

An image of the name and logo of "et al."--the new faculty/grad student café and pubThis is to inform YUFA members that et al. (the Faculty/Grad Student Café & Pub) will hold its first Annual General Meeting (AGM) as follows:et al. Annual General MeetingTuesday, May 8, 20184:00 p.m. to 5:30...