Between April 29 and May 16 the KUFCA Collective Bargaining Committee [CBC] met five times with King’s Administration Representatives. Committee members caucused prior to and after each meeting to assess the proposals, discuss strategy, and prepare counterproposals. Negotiations have proceeded steadily in a positive manner with both sides bargaining in good
The KUCFA Collective Bargaining Committee has forwarded its initial proposal to Administration. Our opening meeting will be April 29 and we have scheduled eight additional meeting dates for the opening round of bargaining that will take us through May and June to work on the 18 items that constitute our list
Please see the below request from Dr. Sue Wurtele, President, OCUFA and add your name to prevent the use of the CCAA on publicly funded institutions! Dear colleagues, Your tireless advocacy around the Laurentian crisis has made the inappropriate, unfair, and harmful application of the Companies Creditors Agreement Act (CCAA) an issue
Welcome Sandy Swartz to the team! On January 31, Sandy Joined KUCFA as our new Office Manager! Please read our full newsletter below.
As you know, on January 14th, King’s University College administration announced the return to in-person class plan that begins on January 31st, 2022. Many of our members have expressed legitimate concerns over the last weeks and months about what is required for a safe return to campus, the disruption to pedagogy, and significant additional
As many of you know, the Council of Ontario Universities recently petitioned the Provincial government for “greater flexibility for capacity limits and physical distancing to help ensure a safe reopening for expanded in-person learning.” We are aware that many of you are concerned about this request and the uncertainty related to the
July 20, 2021 KUCFA supports today’s statement from UWOFA which calls upon the Western university administration to require all eligible students, faculty, staff, librarians to be fully vaccinated in order to work and to study on campus, including at King’s University College. We do acknowledge that some may be exempt
May 14, 2021 The King’s University College Faculty Association (KUCFA) stands in solidarity with our colleagues from the Laurentian University Faculty Association / Association des professeures et professeurs de l’Université Laurentienne (LUFA/APPUL), who are facing existential threats to their working conditions, collegial governance, and collective bargaining. In a surprising move,
July 22, 2020 | Comment OCUFA Congratulates KUCFA Congratulations to the King’s University College Faculty Association (KUCFA)! After weeks of organizing – made more challenging by the COVID-19 pandemic – the members of the KUCFA overwhelming voted to form a union, a decision that was just certified by the Ontario Labour Board.