Discussing a Potential Strike: UOITFA Tool Kit

Tips for Student Discussion of a Potential Strike Always ask them to follow the Faculty Association on social media for more updates!! twitter.com/uoitfa and instagram.com/uoitfa Students are always welcome to reach out the Faculty Association for further questions at office@uoitfa.ca. Do not use class time to discuss the potential strike with students – invite them …

UOITFA Solidarity Statement with PSAC 555 and OPSEU 354

The UOIT Faculty Association (UOITFA) at Ontario Tech University stands in solidarity with PSAC 555. Together, the UOITFA and PSAC 555 represent the majority of Faculty, Instructors, Lecturers and Researchers at the university. This marks the first time both unions have been in conciliation with Ontario Tech simultaneously, one of the final stages in negotiations …

UOITFA requests “no board”: Ontario Tech faculty move closer to striking as university resists investing in quality education

OSHAWA, January 11, 2022—After seven months of negotiations, the union representing full-time faculty at Ontario Tech University has requested a “no-board” notice from the Ministry of Labour, Training, and Skills Development; once issued, the countdown toward a potential strike will begin. The University of Ontario Institute of Technology Faculty Association (UOITFA) is disappointed bargaining has …

FAQ’s From and For Ontario Tech Students: How Do UOITFA Issues Affect Students?

The UOITFA has been hearing a lot of questions from students about current negotiations between the Faculty Association and University. We wanted to compile these questions to help inform students as much as possible, and address commonly asked questions the various ways faculty bargaining issues directly impact students and their learning experiences at Ontario Tech. …

UOITFA 2021 Strike Mandate Vote Result

OSHAWA, October 22, 2021—Members of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology Faculty Association (UOITFA), which represents full-time faculty at Ontario Tech University, have voted 90% in favour of striking if the university administration refuses to agree to a fair deal. The vote comes after six months of bargaining, during which the UOITFA has been …

UOITFA Strike Mandate Vote FAQs

Strike Mandate Vote: FAQ for UOITFA Members What is a Strike Mandate? A strike mandate may not result in a strike. It is a bargaining tool that can be used to secure a better deal at the table. The UOITFA’s bargaining team must receive direct explicit empowerment from the membership to be able to carry forth …