Bargaining consultations: late-career members and LTAs

Dear Colleagues, We have scheduled two bargaining consultations for this week. Tuesday – March 29th Consultation – Late-Career Members (1:00 pm – 2:30 pm) Thursday – March 31st Consultation – Members on Limited Term Appointments (9:30 am – 11:30 am) These sessions may be joined using the Zoom link previously sent to TUFA members. Please contact the tufa … Read More

Spring GMM

Dear Colleagues, We have scheduled our Spring General Membership Meeting (GMM) to begin at 9:30 am on Monday, April 4th. The meeting will be held virtually over Zoom. Members have been sent the Tentative Agenda and the Unapproved Minutes from our last GMM (December 3rd). Alternative formats for these documents are available on request. The zoom link … Read More

Executive Committee – Call for Nominations

Dear Members, The 2021/22 Nominating and Elections Committee is pleased to open nominations for elected positions on the Executive Committee in accordance with Article VIII of TUFA’s Constitution.  Any contested positions will be decided by election with a mailing date of Friday, March 25th. Completed nomination forms (attached) must be received by the Association’s Secretary … Read More

TUFA Statement on Sept. 30th

Dear Colleagues, In June of this year, the federal government passed legislation marking September 30th as a National Day for Truth and Reconciliation to ‘recognize and commemorate the legacy of residential schools.’  This date coincides with Orange Shirt Day, which began in 2013, and involves wearing orange shirts to honour Indigenous children pulled from their families … Read More

Update – call for vaccine policy

Dear Colleagues, We write this morning to express our frustration with the lack of decisive action on the part of Trent’s administration with regard to our call for a vaccine policy. Virtually every other university in Ontario acted prior to yesterday’s provincial announcement to adopt vaccination requirements in light of the evolving Covid-19 pandemic. Although … Read More