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Mount Allison University announces a balanced budget for 2014

Mount Allison University president Robert Campbell has announced that the Board of Regents has passed a balanced budget for the coming fiscal year, but not all constituencies of the university are impressed. “There is a balance between revenues and expenditures but there is an imbalance when it comes to the priorities of the President and… Read more »

MAFA Expresses concern over Mount Allison University budget

For Immediate Release May 17, 2013 Faculty Association Expresses Concern over University Budget Mount Allison University president Robert Campbell has announced that the Board of Regents has passed a balanced budget for the coming fiscal year, but not all constituencies of the university are impressed. “There is a balance between revenues and expenditures but there… Read more »

MAFA makes holiday donations, 2012

December 18, 2012 Media Release Faculty Association makes annual holiday season donations The Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA) has announced its 2012 donations to local charities. “Every year the Mount Allison Faculty Association makes donations to local charities, as a way of supporting the good work going on around Sackville,” says MAFA President Stephen Law…. Read more »

Mount Allison Unions pleased with “positive meeting” with Minister Olscamp

Joint Press Release, Mount Allison on-campus associations Mount Allison Unions pleased with “positive meeting” with Minister Olscamp Representatives of four on-campus associations recently met with Tantramar MLA and Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Mike Olscamp to discuss issues of common interest to members of the Mount Allison community, and the participants came away with a… Read more »

Mount Allison Faculty ratifies new collective agreements

Sackville, NB — Members of the Mount Allison Faculty Association have voted overwhelmingly to ratify new collective agreements, after a nine-month bargaining process: 92% of the full-time unit and 93% of the part-time unit voted in favour of ratification. The vote took place over two full days of voting, ending March 7th. The contracts for… Read more »

MAFA reaches two collective agreements

Faculty and Mount Allison University reach tentative agreements The Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA) has signed tentative agreements with the Employer for both its bargaining units. “This was one of the longest and most difficult bargaining periods in our history”, said Richard Hudson, MAFA President. Starting in May 2010, followed by two months of conciliation… Read more »

MAFA Membership rejects Conciliation Board Report

By a margin of 55% to 45%, Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA) members rejected the Report of the Conciliation Board on the labour dispute between the union and the employer. The vote was held on February 8th and 9th. The union has informed the Ministry of Labour of its rejection. The union negotiating team will… Read more »

Faculty Association makes annual holiday season donations

The Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA) has announced its 2010 donations to local charities. “Every year the Mount Allison academic staff makes donations to local charities, as a way of supporting our community,” says MAFA President Richard Hudson. This year MAFA is donating $2500 to local charities, after having provided financial support to educators in… Read more »

MAFA Reaction to Minister’s appointment of Concilation Board

MAFA Reaction to Minister Coulombe’s action Mount Allison Faculty Association President Richard Hudson reacted today to the decision of the Minister of Labour, the Hon. Martine Coulombe, to call a Aconciliation board@ in the labour negotiations between Mount Allison University and the Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA). A conciliation board is a three-person panel which… Read more »