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USFA e-Letter: Tentative Agreement Accepted

At a Special General Meeting this afternoon, USFA members voted in favour of accepting a tentative agreement for a new three year Collective Agreement. Details of the tentative Agreement can be found at http://usaskfaculty.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/ratification-language-2014-17-agreement.pdf. The Board of Governors has yet to ratify the tentative agreement.

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USFA e-Letter: USFA is willing to explore University openness to reconsider the Presidential veto

While the University has launched an appeal of the arbitration decision regarding a former President’s unlawful participation in the process for the award of tenure, the dispute that gave rise to the grievance and the substance of the appeal stem from provisions in the Collective Agreement between the University of Saskatchewan Faculty Association (USFA) and […]

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USFA e-Letter: The Continuing Leadership Crisis at the U of S

USFA e-Letter: The Continuing Leadership Crisis at the U of S There have been more remarkable developments in the ongoing saga at the U of S. At the end of last week in a communication labelled “Confidential – Not for Distribution,” former Provost Brett Fairbairn wrote that no university leader had asked about “who was […]

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USFA e-Letter: Actions not words

We are pleased that the announcement from the Board of Governors about the change in leadership stated “in the strongest possible terms, that the University of Saskatchewan is committed to the principles of academic freedom and freedom of expression. It would also like to stress that it believes that tenure is a sacrosanct principle within […]

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