UMFA, university administration set the bargaining table

With the current faculty contract set to expire at the end of March, preparations are underway for the next round of collective bargaining between the University of Manitoba Faculty Association (UMFA) and University of Manitoba administration.

UMFA, university administration at odds over performance assessment

The University of Manitoba Faculty Association (UMFA) is urging its members not to engage in discussions surrounding department-level performance measures, claiming the assessments proposed will impact working conditions and should be addressed through the collective bargaining process.

Officials call for tuition elimination

Cape Breton University (CBU) officials released an open letter last week demanding that the federal government and provinces develop a strategy to eliminate tuition fees…