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Executive Council Appointments

The UWFA Executive Council recently filled two vacancies on the Executive:
Allen Mills (Politics) has been appointed as Vice President, taking over from Jane Barter Moulaison (Theology) and,
Peter Ives…

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October 2010 Newsletter

In this issue of the UWFA News:
Message from the President Bargaining Update

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Message from the President

With the start of a new term, the UWFA Executive Council and UWFA’s various committees are also starting work again. Over the summer, an agreement was reached in Collegiate negotiations. However, although…

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Bargaining Update

Our first meeting with the University took place on Monday, October 4. The first meeting set the bargaining protocol and scheduled regular meetings. The bargaining protocol is not contentious and we have…

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Challenging the Ontario Public Sector Wage Freeze

By Hugh Grant, UWFA Treasurer
Brian Stevenson must be having an interesting time in his new position as President at Lakehead University.
Shortly after his arrival in Thunder Bay, picket signs went up…

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Striking Up Conversations With Other Unions

By Mark Golden, UWFA External Relations Officer
UWFA has formal links with other unions through its membership in the Manitoba Organization of Faculty Associations, the Canadian Association of University…

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Attention CF Members!

By Teressa Cordeiro, UWFA Contract Faculty Representative
As contract faculty, you need to be filling out your activity reports annually and submitting them to the chair of your department. These reports…

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The Wonderful World of Office Allotment

By Tracy Whalen, UWFA Secretary
It’s likely not news to anyone reading this piece that the University of Winnipeg is in the middle of flux and shift, space-wise. The Faculty of Business and Economics,…

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Testy, Testy

By Jim Clark, Psychology
Unnamed workers renovating Wesley Hall bathrooms discovered a Senior Administrator Questionnaire (SAQ) designed to select people for the U of W’s top positions. Sample items…

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The University as One Might Like It

Recently the Catholic Church beatified Cardinal John Henry Newman, the famous 19th century divine, the penultimate step in his becoming a saint. Newman was justly famous for his work The Idea of a University….

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