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2020 Collective Bargaining
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Collective Bargaining and Mediation

As was communicated by the Administration via email earlier today, the lead negotiator for the Board’s negotiating team has filed a request with the Alberta Labour Relations Board (ALRB) for informal mediation. This request was dated two days ago.

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Bargaining Update October 19, 2021

The session consisted of a Board presentation on Article 28 (Intellectual Property), an ULFA presentation on Article 5 (Recognition), a discussion on accompaniment, a discussion clarifying which side of the negotiation table articles reside on, and a Board presentation on Article 9 (Personal Files). The ULFA and Board negotiation teams have reached agreement on Article 28.

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An image of the University Hall building of the University of Lethbridge situated within the "coulee" hills in Lethbridge, shown in a moment when the sun is setting.

Bargaining Update October 18, 2021

The session consisted of a Board presentation of some of the costs associated with the ULFA proposed Schedule B (Benefits), an ULFA presentation on Article YY (Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion), Board presentations on Article 28 (Intellectual Property) and Article 17 (Personnel Committees), and an ULFA presentation on Article 25 (Financial Emergency).

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Economic impact of the University of Lethbridge on the Community

This post provides a discussion on the value of our University and ULFA members within the community, to provide background for positions on compensation that are likely to be a crucial piece of our negotiations this semester. This post is a continuation of the information presented on Cost of Living Adjustments and Schedule A.

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COLA and Schedule A

This post provides background for positions on compensation that are likely to be a crucial piece of our negotiations this semester. The first plot demonstrates the Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for the U of L since 2013, compared with the Alberta Consumer Price Index (Feb. year over year as was used in previous Collective Agreements).

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Bargaining Update August 10, 2021

ULFA was recently notified that Dr. Kelly Williams-Whitt, who assumed the role of Chair of the Board Negotiating Team on July 1st replacing Dr. Chris Nicol, is leaving the University of Lethbridge and will therefore also be leaving the Board Negotiating Team.

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