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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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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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ULFA encourages U of L Board of Governors to focus on negotiation rather than grandstanding

Dear Members, You may have seen on Social Media or the Administration’s bargaining blog today that the Board has filed an Unfair Labour Practice complaint against ULFA.  This is in keeping with the “hardball” tactics we have seen from the Board side throughout these negotiations and, as we emphasised in town halls this week, is …

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Board lockout of email/research: What you need to do immediately

Dear Colleagues You will have seen an unsigned announcement yesterday evening indicating that the Board intends to lockout Members from access to email and other online services should Job Action occur.  This is a reckless decision, both because it will damage the long-term reputation and standing of our University and because cutting off online services …

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Solidarity with CUEFA

Graduate workers at the University of Alberta, University of Calgary, and University of Lethbridge, representing approximately 6,500 members, stand in solidarity with the Concordia University of Edmonton Faculty Association (CUEFA). We applaud the actions of CUEFA to negotiate for long overdue items in order to bring parity to sector norms.