Yearly Archives: 2015

Election Results

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Hello everyone: Here are the results of the OCADFA election, as acclaimed at this morning’s annual general meeting.  Frederick Burbach (associate professor, Design) is returned as vice-president; Chris Bennell (technician) is returned as secretary/treasurer; Kathleen Morris (TIS, Design) is elected as director; and Eric Steenbergen (technician) is elected as director. Thanks to everyone who turned   …Continue Reading

Nipissing Flying Pickets & OCADFA AGM

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Hi everyone – I know the semester is really heating up, so I’ll keep this note even briefer than usual. However, there are two things I need to mention. 1) Nipissing flying pickets: When strikes start to drag on, moral support from other associations becomes increasingly important. For this reason, both the provincial and national   …Continue Reading

Negotiations, AGM and more

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Hello everyone – As many of you know, Thursday’s Negotiations Mandate meeting was just the start of a whirlwind month for the Faculty Association, as we prepare for negotiations while getting ready for our AGM at the end of November. So I want to offer some further information about those points, as well as say   …Continue Reading

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

Labour Day Message

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Hello everyone: On this beautiful—if humid—Labour Day weekend, I’d like to take a moment to remind you of  this holiday’s significance. As CAUT says in their Labour Day statement, the impact of the labour movement over the years has reached far beyond organized labour, to create a more equitable society for all. Maternity and parental leave,   …Continue Reading

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