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MAFA membership elects 2019-20 Executive

At its Annual General Meeting on April 5, 2019, the membership of MAFA elected its 2019-20 Executive as follows: Matt Litvak, President (Biology) Michael Fox, Vice President (Geography and Environment) Loralea Michaelis, Grievance Officer (Politics and IR) Laurie Ricker, Treasurer (Math and CS) Toni Roberts, Collective Bargaining Officer (Sociology) Lori Ann Roness, Part-time Officer (MASSIE,… Read more »

February 2019 Executive Newsletter

In this newsletter …. (available at the link below) President’s Report Collective Bargaining Report Grievance Report Report on CAUT’s Senior Grievance Officers’ Workshop CAUT’s Forum for President’s Report Coming Events listing Newsletter February 2019

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 »

December 2018 Executive Newsletter

In this newsletter …. (available at the link below) President’s Report Update on Employment rights of Full-time Academic Staff elected to the Board of Regents Collective Bargaining Report Report from CAUT Aboriginal Academic Staff Conference Grievance Report Joint Liaison Report Precarious Work on the Rise at Canadian Universities Coming Events Newsletter December 2018

October 2018 Executive Newsletter (Fair Employment Week)

In this newsletter …. (available at the link below) President’s Report Selected Excerpts from CAUT Contract Academic Staff survey Four Members Receive Research and Creative Activity Stipends Part-time Issues Subcommittee—Call for Volunteers Research and Creative Activity Fair coming up on October 25th Fair Employment Week Statement Newsletter October 2018 (FEW)

September 2018 Executive Newsletter

In this newsletter …. (available at the link below) President’s Report The Current State of Mount Allison’s Full- and Part-time Academic Complements Collective Bargaining Report Grievance Report De Benedetti Prize Awarded for 18th Year Significant Arbitration Decision on use of Student Questionnaires for Teaching Evaluation Do you want to go Paperless? Joint Liaison Report CAUT… Read more »

March 2018 Executive Newsletter

In this newsletter …. (available at the link below) President’s Report Grievance Report Information Session about the new Career Development Review process Students are not Mount Allison’s Customers Joint Liaison Report Important Changes to Timing of Events in the new Full-time Collective Agreement Coming Events Newsletter March 2018

December 2017 Executive Newsletter

In this newsletter …. (available at the link below) President’s Report Coming Events, 2017-18 Joint Liaison Report Grievance Report Forcing Work: When Striking Unions Meet Neoliberal Legislation Newsletter December 2017

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 »