Aaron Chubb

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ULFA and Board Exchange List of Articles To Open

As agreed upon, ULFA and the Board negotiating teams have exchanged a list of articles each side intends to open this 2024 round of collective bargaining. The ULFA list of articles to open is available here. The Board’s list of articles to open is available here. This exchange is in advance of the second negotiating …

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ULFA President Statement on AB Bill 18

By now, much has been said about Bill 18, the proposed law tabled by the provincial government in April to vet all federal funding coming into Alberta, whether to infrastructure assistance for municipalities, or to Heritage Canada funding for cultural projects, or to research grants to academics. It is unclear the extent to which this …

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Opening 2024 Negotiations between the Board and ULFA

On April 22, the Board and ULFA negotiating teams met for the first time in this round of bargaining to reach a new Academic Staff Collective Agreement. After approval of the meeting agenda and introductions, the ULFA team presented a brief opening statement. The Board  team had no opening statement but noted they will make …

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Third meeting between the Board and ULFA on the UICC “Pathways” College

Representatives of the Board of Governors and ULFA met for a third time on March 28th to discuss the conditions under which Academic Staff teaching courses in the University’s new University of Lethbridge International College Calgary (UICC) would be employed.  You can read more about the college (which is the result of a collaboration between …

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Notice to Bargain

On March 28, 2024, the ULFA Negotiating Team and Executive issued notice to commence bargaining to the University of Lethbridge Board of Governors. This notice follows ratification of ULFA’s bargaining mandate at our Fall General Meeting in Dec. 2023 and extensive discussion and consultation with ULFA membership and committees, including the Bargaining Resource Committee.  Information on the public sector …

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GEDC Statement on International Women’s Day

Wishing our Members a Happy International Women’s Day today! It is important on this day to recall that gender-related inequities remain of grave concern. This is true within post-secondary (including the direct attack on Gender Studies at the University of Waterloo last summer), within our province, our continent, and our world more globally. Indeed, the Canadian Women’s Foundation warns …

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ULFA Navitas/UICC Investigation Group Meets Again With Board

Investigation group meets second time with Board regarding the hiring of instructors for UICC Reminder: There will be Town Halls being held on March 26 at 9:00am – 10:00am and March 27 at 9:00am – 10am The ULFA investigation committee met on Thursday March 7 with representatives of the Board to discuss the processes and conditions …

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