The `Issues at the Table’ series identifies all of the significant changes that ULFA is seeking within the Articles/Schedules currently open for negotiations. These issues are addressed directly, with sufficient context provided to understand the issue, and also with a goal of providing concise discussion so the important points do not get lost in the details.
This post is a living index document including links added as content is updated, and the topics of future posts under development are also provided to inform our membership and community of what will be coming soon.
This index is a companion document to the Issues at the Table Executive Summary.
The published posts, including hyperlinks, are listed below.
Joint Management of Economic Benefits, Published February 11th 2022, Priority: Member Participation in Decision Making
Faculty participation in decision-making, Published February 14th 2022, Priority: Union Information, Member Participation in Decision Making
Improved Right of First Refusal for Sessional Lecturers, Published February 15th 2022, Priority: Improvements for Sessionals
Salary Part 1 – How Cost of Living has been Impacting Salaries, Published February 16th 2022, Priority: Compensation and Benefits
Teaching Professoriate, Published February 17th 2022, Priority: Improvements for Instructors
Sessional Lecturer vs. Term Appointee – What’s the Difference?, Published February 18th 2022, Priority: Improvements for Sessionals
Workload, Published February 22nd 2022, Priority: Workload
Salary Part 2 – The Role of Comparators, Published February 23rd 2022, Priority: Compensation and Benefits
Instructor Career Progress / Merit, Published February 24th 2022, Priority: Improvements for Instructors
Ameliorating Excessive Term Appointments, Published February 25th 2022, Priority: Improvements for Sessionals
Tuition Benefit for Dependents of Spousal Members, Published February 28th 2022, Priority: Compensation and Benefits
Improved Benefits for Sessional Lecturers, Published March 2nd 2022, Priority: Improvements for Sessionals
Emergency Travel Health Benefits for All Members Regardless of Age, Published March 3rd 2022, Priority: Compensation and Benefits
Salary Part 3 – Faculty Salary Structure, Published March 4th 2022, Priority: Compensation and Benefits
Salary Part 4 – Salaries that aren’t on the Sunshine List, Published March 7th 2022, Priority: Compensation and Benefits
Increments for Members on Reduced Load, Published March 8th 2022, Priority: Compensation and Benefits, Equity
Promotion Increments, Published March 9th, 2022, Priority: Compensation and Benefits
Improved Performance Evaluation Provisions for Sessional Lecturers, Published March 10th, Priority: Improvements for Sessionals
Upcoming post topics include the following:
- Benefit Comparisons
- Salary Erosion 5: Instructor Lifetime Earnings
- No Contracting out of Academic Work
- Primacy of Collective Agreement, Relationship of the Collective Agreement to Institutional Policy
- Frequency of Information to the Association, Member Representation by the Association
- Professional Supplement for Sessionals
- Student Evaluations
- Service Within Member Discipline
- STP and Service
- What Do Academics Do?
Please refer to the executive summary document for broad details, and individual posts for specific topical details regarding the `Issues at the Table’.