(Ottawa – August 31, 2018) The government of Ontario’s plan to require the province’s universities and colleges to adopt “free speech” policies and punish those who fail to adhere to the new requirements is an unprecedented interference with institutional autonomy, warns the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT). “CAUT has long advocated that campuses must … Read More
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Maxim Balashov is a professor of mathematics who has worked at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) for nineteen years. He also serves as chair of the trade union at his university, UNISOL, which has successfully fought for increased salaries and reduced workloads while ensuring that the university complies with the Russian state … Read More
OCUFA Analysis – What the 2018 election results mean for Ontario’s professors and academic librarians
On June 7, the Ontario voters elected a Progressive Conservative majority government led by Doug Ford. This election outcome has a number of important implications for professors and academic librarians in the province and will pose several challenges and opportunities for the university sector over the next four years. During the election, OCUFA analyzed the … Read More
TUFA Community Funding
Reflecting our ongoing comittment to the community and principles of social justice TUFA has committed funds to support community and social justice initiatives in Peterborough and Durham.
Applications in support of local cultural, intellectual, educative, community service, humanitarian, and/or social justice events and initiatives will be preferred.
- OPSEU launches Charter challenge over cancellation of Colleges Task Force September 17, 2018
- CAUT releases results of first national survey of contract academic staff September 14, 2018
- Send an email and show your support for decent work laws September 12, 2018