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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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ULFA Executive Statement About the Controversy on Campus

Dear Colleagues, As most Members will be aware, there has been considerable and harmful controversy on campus in the past week concerning a guest lecture. Academic Freedom and Freedom of Expression are implicated in any difficult speech on campus. In this context, ULFA would like to highlight some of the things Members using their Academic …

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Student and Parent Townhall

ULFA invites U of L students and parents to attend our second Q&A webinar.  When: Wednesday March 2nd: 7pmTopic: The current state of negotiations and Questions and Answers We will provide updates on the current bargaining situation and can address questions you might have about the strike and its implications.  Register in advance:https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_IXGwV3__RqWhrVZCIkOSqAAfter registering, you will receive …

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NDA MOU Announcement

ULFA is pleased to announce that we have signed another Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Board of Governors. This most recent MOU concerns the use of confidentiality agreements, both those that had been introduced earlier this year to all Members as well as supplemental confidentiality agreements that are often used on various committees and for department chairs. We received many concerned communications from our membership about these agreements, and we subsequently grieved their use.