Yearly Archives: 2020

Sessional Town Hall & Membership Survey

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Dear sessional colleagues, This year is shaping up to be even more uncertain and unknown than what you are used to. Many of us have yet to hear whether we will be teaching this fall or winter. With this in mind, OCADFA is organizing a Sessional Town Hall on the topic of employment practices and course   …Continue Reading


OCADFA Job Opportunity: Executive Director

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Executive Director Job Posting (pdf) OCDAFA is hiring an Executive Director (ED). The ED will provide leadership in fulfilling OCADFA’s mandate and the advancement of member rights. The ideal candidate is someone with demonstrated success in providing support for a member driven union; knowledge of the postsecondary sector, cultural workers’ issues, experience in advocacy work,   …Continue Reading


OCADFA Job Posting and more

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Dear OCADFA members, OCADFA is hiring an Executive Director (ED)  to support our work.  The ED will provide leadership in fulfilling OCADFA’s mandate and the advancement of member rights. The ED will support OCADFA’s work in bargaining, grievance handling and membership engagement. Additional duties include coordinating training initiatives for members and staff, liaising with other   …Continue Reading


Invitation to OCADFA Bargaining Q&A with Negotiations Chair

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Dear OCADFA Members, As you know,  negotiations for a new Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) have moved to the mediation phase. Some members have expressed concern with this development. This is a normal part of the negotiation process between OCADFA and OCADU Administration. Like our FA counterparts at UofT, Ryerson and McMaster, we do not currently   …Continue Reading


OCADFA Bargaining Update

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July 3, 2020 Dear OCADFA Members As you know we have been bargaining in good faith with Administration on a new contract since February 2020.  This afternoon Administration walked away from the bargaining table and referred us to mediation. We had a challenging meeting with Administration this morning and it clearly became evident to both   …Continue Reading