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November 2014 MAFA Executive Newsletter

In this newsletter …. President’s Message Report on Atlantic Canada Faculty Association Meetings Rebuilding your Defence Fund Grievance Report MAFA Representative’s Report on CAUT Librarians’ Conference Joint Liaison Report Newsletter November 2014 (PDF)

Arbitration decision issued

Sackville, NB – Arbitrator Kevin Burkett has just issued his decision to settle the two collective agreements between the Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA) and Mount Allison University. The decision provides for an increase in full-time faculty and librarian salaries of 1.75%, 2.0%, and 2.25% effective July 1, 2013, 2014, and 2015, respectively. The stipend… Read more »

“Universities are not Walmarts,” National President tells Faculty Association Crowd

As part of Fair Employment Week (October 27–31), the President of the Canadian Association of University Professors (CAUT) told members of the Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA) that it’s time for everyone to join the fight to preserve a public, rigorous and fair university system. “We are increasingly aware of the inequities in the Canadian… Read more »

September 2014 MAFA Executive Newsletter

In this newsletter … President’s Message Grievance Report MAFA Representative’s Report on CAUT Francophone’s Conference MAFA Says Goodbye to Chief Negotiator Helen Pridmore MAFA 2014-15 Executive MAFA letter of concern on Social Sciences decanal Reappointment Newsletter September 2014

April 2014 MAFA Executive Newsletter

In this issue: President’s Message Outstanding Student Volunteer Awarded George J. De Benedetti Award Report from the CAUT Aboriginal Staff Forum MAFA Membership Takes a Stand at Recent Annual General Meeting Report on the CAUT Equity and Diversity Forum Report from the CAUT Workshop for Senior Grievance Officers A Note on the Retiring Members’ Party… Read more »

MAFA passes resolution of support for students seeking strike reparations from the administration

For Immediate Release April 20, 2014 Mount Allison Faculty Association passes resolution of support for students seeking strike reparations from the administration At its recent Annual General Meeting members of the Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA) voted unanimously in favour of a motion in support of the Mount Allison students seeking reparations from the administration… Read more »

MAFA release on students seeking reparations

For Immediate Release April 20, 2014 Mount Allison Faculty Association passes resolution of support for students seeking strike reparations from the administration At its recent Annual General Meeting members of the Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA) voted unanimously in favour of a motion in support of the Mount Allison students seeking reparations from the administration… Read more »

MAFA statement on the false claims of the administration regarding the Faculty Council motion of non-confidence

For Immediate Release April 4, 2014 On April 3, 2014, members of the Mount Allison Faculty Council passed a motion of non-confidence in the President and Provost of Mount Allison University by a resounding majority of 60 to 1.  The motion cited a lack of transparency, a disregard for collegiality and academic principles, and a… Read more »

MAFA reaponse to administration on the non-confidence motion

For Immediate Release, April 4, 2014 Statement of MAFA President Loralea Michaelis on the false claims of the administration regarding the Faculty Council motion of non-confidence On April 3, 2014, members of the Mount Allison Faculty Council passed a motion of non-confidence in the President and Provost of Mount Allison University by a resounding majority… Read more »

Breaking news: the strike is concluded

After 14 hours of negotiating, MAFA and the administration have reached agreements on the back to work protocol and the scope of binding arbitration. The strike is concluded, effective immediately. Faculty and librarians return to work on Monday.