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Faculty Association makes annual holiday season donations

December 21, 2018 Media Release The Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA) has announced its 2018 donations to local charities. “Every year the Mount Allison Faculty Association makes donations to local charities and organizations, as a way of supporting the good work going on in and around Sackville,” says MAFA President Jeff Lilburn. This holiday season… Read more »

MAFA and Mount Allison ratify new collective agreements

December 16, 2016 The Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA) and Mount Allison University have ratified new collective agreements for both the full-time and part-time bargaining units. “This was a productive round of negotiations,” said Andrew Irwin, MAFA President. Irwin said that the MAFA membership made some gains in both monetary and non-monetary items. The new… Read more »

Mount Allison Faculty Show Resolve in Strong Straw Vote

(October 17, 2016. Sackville, NB) Members of the Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA) voted in favour of a motion supporting their negotiating team and strike action if necessary in a straw strike vote conducted this past week. Members voted 87% in favour of the motion that they support the work of the MAFA negotiating team… Read more »

Mount Allison legal fees for 2014-15 of $474,000 set another record

(March 21, 2016-Sackville, NB.) The Mount Allison University administration has just released its legal fees paid for the 2014-15 fiscal year and it’s a record amount. According to the disclosure, in 2014-15 Mount Allison spent $474,118 on legal fees in that year, after spending $455,585 in the 2013-14 year. “This radical increase in legal fees… Read more »

January 2016 Executive newsletter

In this newsletter …. (available at the link below) President’s Report MAFA members vote against reappointment of the Provost Collective Bargaining Report Grievance Report Results of survey on use of Stipendiary Faculty Report on FNBFA’s Workshop on Mental Health in the University Work Place Part-time Members Awarded Research and Creative Activity Stipends MAFA Participation in… Read more »

September 2015 Executive Newsletter

In this edition…. President’s Message Grievance Report Mount Allison Academic Staff Complement Hits 11 Year Low Collective Bargaining Report Joint Liaison Report Atlantic Queer Caucus Report Schedule of Events for 2015-16 Newsletter Sept 2015

Mount Allison legal fees revealed through right to information process

(April 30, 2015-Sackville, NB.) Recent right to information (RTI) requests made by the Federation of New Brunswick Faculty Associations (FNBFA) have revealed Mount Allison University spending on legal fees in the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 fiscal years. The University reports that it paid $31,878 to lawyers in 2012-2013. Payments to lawyers in 2013-2014 totalled $455,585. “While… Read more »