As a result of working from home, we have all incurred expenses. As reported in the OTU Weekly Report back in April, the University will […]Continue reading »
Ontario Tech U Budget: From projected deficit, cutbacks, and layoffs to 2.5-million-dollar surplus – where do we go from here?
On December 2nd, 2020, Ontario Tech U’s Board of Governors will meet to discuss Ontario Tech’s current budget situation including the 2.5-million-dollar surplus and the […]Continue reading »
Academic Council Update: Faculty asked to explore the President’s vision of “blended learning” while students voice concerns about surveillance software
At the last Academic Council meeting, which took place on October 27th, a policy instrument directing the the use of surveillance software for invigilation was […]Continue reading »
The Association Wins in Arbitration: Faculty Member’s Collective Agreement Rights Cannot be Ignored by the University.
The arbitration decision can be found here. In a recent arbitration decision, it was found that both the Collective Agreement (CA) and the UOIT Act […]Continue reading »
Professors from the UOITFA stand with in solidarity with the families of George Floyd (Minneapolis), Regis Korchinski-Paquet (Toronto), Ejaz Choudry (Mississauga), Breonna Taylor (Louisville) and […]Continue reading »
As our Members are transitioning from in-person to online classes, there has been a lot of discussion around Intellectual Property (IP) and Member rights. In […]Continue reading »
UOITFA Town Hall Summary: Consultation on the University’s Proposed Salary Freeze and Voluntary Exit Incentive
On June 3, the UOITFA held a town hall, with a record-breaking turnout, to consult with our members on two proposals put forward by the […]Continue reading »