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YUFA CP helps establish a new Student Mentorship Program

The Student Mentorship program at York Centre for Education and Community .  This is an exciting initiative designed to provide support to York undergraduates with mentoring opportunities by upper year students, drop in times for students to get advice from student interns and volunteer faculty.  YUFA CP and it members...

YUFA is seeking a volunteer for the Joint Financial Information Subcommittee (FISC)

The YUFA Caucus of the Joint Committee on the Administration of the Agreement (JCOAA), per Article 7.03 (d) of the Collective Agreement, is seeking a member to fill a vacancy on the Joint Financial Information Subcommittee (FISC) (Article 7.04).The mandate of the Subcommittee is to serve as the channel for the...

Stewards' Council elects representatives to Executive Committee

YUFA conducted a ratification vote from August 29 at 5:00 p.m. to September 12 at 5:00 p.m. for the two positions of Stewards' Council Representatives to the Executive Committee. Voting was by electronic ballot.Elections and by-elections are governed by YUFA's by-laws (see: 1. Election Procedures). Only two candidates were nominated for a total of two positions....

Is the future of research at York at risk? Update on Research Release Program

Dear members,One of the key achievements of last year's negotiations was the establishment of a program (article 18.15 in the Memorandum of Settlement) to ensure that professorial stream faculty members in units with a 2.5 load, and who are active in research, will be able to reduce their teaching load to 2.0 courses...

Join YUFA in the Labour Day parade!

Dear members,The annual Labour Day parade is this Monday. For those interested, a YUFA contingent will be joining other unions from York University to march in the parade together, along with affiliates of the Toronto & York Region Labour Council.The details are as follows:Labour Day ParadeMonday, September 5Assemble: 8:30 a.m.March: 9:00 a.m.Meeting...

Extended deadline: Nominations open for Stewards' Council Representatives (2) to Executive Committee

The deadline for nominations for the two Stewards' Council Representatives to the Executive Committee has been extended to August 15.These positions are elected by Council (YUFA Constitution Article 5.2). The members of Stewards' Council are: members of the Executive Committee, all elected Stewards, and one representative from each Recognised Caucus (YUFA Constitution Article 4.2). The Stewards' Council Representatives...

Nominations open for Stewards’ Council Representatives (2) to Executive Committee

Nominations are now being accepted for the two Stewards' Council Representatives to the Executive Committee. These positions are elected by Council (YUFA Constitution Article 5.2). The members of Stewards' Council are: members of the Executive Committee, all elected Stewards, and one representative from each Recognised Caucus (YUFA Constitution Article 4.2). The...

Draw winners for Rogers Cup tickets

The following members will receive tickets to attend the Rogers Cup Tennis Canada 2016 on Tuesday, July 26:Ahmet AkyolAlex CzekanskiAlidad AmirfazliAmanda GlasbeekAndrew DawsonAtipol Bhanich SupapolDennis PilonDov LunguFrançoise MougeonGeorge FallisGino LavoieHanna JankowskiHazel RosinHeather EdgellIbrahim BadrIlan KapoorInes BuchliIsabella BakkerJames C. SimeonJames ElderJanne ChungJenaro NosedalJinjun ShanJohn E MooresKathy BischopingLaurie WilcoxLillie LumLinda PeakeLinda SteinmanLoriann HynesLorne FosterMagdalena...

Member-at-large vacancy on JCOAA

The YUFA Caucus of the Joint Committee on the Administration of the Agreement (JCOAA), per Article 7 of the Collective Agreement, is seeking a volunteer to fill a vacancy for Member-at-large.The JCOAA shall function in an advisory capacity to the Association and/or the Employer with the general aim of ensuring that...

Help YUFA plan its 40th anniversary

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the York University Faculty Association (YUFA). The Executive Committee would like to invite any interested members to join a special committee that will develop proposals to mark the anniversary.YUFA will celebrate its 40th anniversary throughout the course of the Fall 2016 and Winter...