Category Archives: Negotiations

Upcoming General Meeting

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Dear OCADFA Members: A General Meeting of the OCADFA Membership will take place from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm on October 29th to, first, finalize the list of items to be negotiated in the upcoming round of OCADU/OCADFA Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) and, second, elect the Members of the OCADFA Negotiations Committee. (A call to   …Continue Reading


Message from Bill Leeming, OCADFA Chair of Negotiations

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Dear OCADFA Members, As a result of mediation over the weekend, OCADFA and the employer arrived at a tentative agreement for the renewal of the MOA which both negotiating teams are recommending be ratified. By instruction of the arbitrator, details of the agreement are to remain confidential until a ratification meeting is convened. OCADFA will, accordingly,   …Continue Reading


Negotiations Update

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Dear Members, Further to my email of last week, I am writing to say that collective bargaining between the University and the OCAD Faculty Association proceeded to mediation this past weekend with Arbitrator William Kaplan. Mediation will continue on Saturday, January 11, 2014, with a default arbitration date set for January 25 should mediation not   …Continue Reading