CUFA’s Message on International Workers Day

On this May 1st, CUFA chooses to mark the International Workers Day by congratulating its members for their daily and renewed endeavours. Along with dissemination of knowledge and advancement of research, faculty collectively face several challenges: defending academic freedom, attaining… Read More »

Official Signing of CUFA’s New Collective Agreement

The official signing of the new Collective Agreement took place on April 15th in the presence of Concordia University President Alan Shepard, Provost and Vice-President Graham Carr and some members of his office, CUFA President Ian Rakita, CUFA Vice-President Ted… Read More »

Workload Assignment for ETAs

Please be advised that ETA faculty members will receive their workload assignment letter by May 1st. Vice-Provost Nadia Hardy informed CUFA that her office and IITS have been working on new “language in the workload letters prepared in FRIS for ETA members… Read More »

Ratification of Article 27

As negotiations were finalizing last December, differences over Article 27 on Intellectual Property were not resolved and the matter was sent to a side table. The Employer and CUFA representatives came to an agreement earlier this month. The new version… Read More »

CUFA’s Message on International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day, CUFA wants to express its commitment towards a more equitable workplace. We are aware that more mobilization and action are needed to tackle persistent inequalities in hiring and promotion as well as gender imbalance in some… Read More »

Internet Expenses and PDA

Please take note of the internal memorandum from Provost and Vice-President Academic Affairs, Graham Carr, regarding changes in the procedure for reimbursement of Internet expenses claimed as part of your Professional Development Allowance (PDA). You now have to use the regular online… Read More »

CUFA Member Suggestion Box

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