Category Archives: Message from OCADFA President

News to Chase the February Blues

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Hello OCADFA Members! Some news and updates to chase away the February blues. WTF! Flow.   Our Flow Committee recently met with VPAP Langill to discuss Flow. We made our concerns clear: As sections are cut and classes enlarged, sessional job loss will occur- how will sessional appointments take place? We all know precarity is   …Continue Reading


OCADFA News You Can Use

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Dear OCADFA members, At the end of January, some news you can use! JANUARY SOCIAL Come out to our January WTF Social (What the Flow?!) this Friday Jan 31st from 2-4pm at the Lambert Lounge (rm 187) at 100 McCaul.  We want to hear your concerns regarding Flow curricular changes. We’ll be serving hot chocolate,   …Continue Reading


Message from OCADFA: Hello 2020

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Hello members of OCADFA, Ontario College of Art & Design Faculty Association (OCADFA) represents Faculty (Tenured and Tenure Track, Continuing, CLTA, TIS and Sessional) and Academic Staff (Technicians, Academic Counsellors and Teaching Assistants).  Every month 1.6% of your base salary goes to support the work of OCADFA.  Our faculty association membership mirrors the class stratification   …Continue Reading


September 2018

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Hello everyone:  As happens at the start of every September, watching this year’s Labour Day parade reminded me of many things: the accomplishments and challenges of the labour movement over the decades (reasonable work days, parental leave, job security etc. on one hand; the gig economy, anti-union legislation, etc. on the other); the accomplishments and   …Continue Reading


Remedial Action and the Sunshine List

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Hello everyone – I hope you’re all making it through the end-of-year craziness in one piece. A few timely reminders before we get down to a few items of business: (1) OCADFA’s Spring General Meeting is coming up on Wednesday, April 26 at noon in room 320 of 205 Richmond Street, so please mark your   …Continue Reading