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Majority of Mount Allison Faculty Authorize Strike Action

Media Release · For Immediate Release · January 24, 2020 (Sackville, NB) — The majority of full-time and part-time members of the Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA) have voted in favour of strike action “if necessary” in response to a lack of progress in collective bargaining. Turn out for the vote was strong with 91%… Read more »

Faculty Association makes annual holiday season donations

December 24, 2019 · Media Release The Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA) has announced its 2019 donations to local charities. “I am pleased that every year the Mount Allison Faculty Association membership chooses to make donations to local charities and organizations, as a way of supporting the good work going on in Sackville and across… Read more »

Media release: Contract Negotiations at Mount Allison at a tipping point

Media Release · For Immediate Release · December 18, 2019 (Sackville, NB) – The Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA) is considering its options after the Minister of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour’s decision not to appoint a Conciliation Board for the negotiations at Mount Allison University. “We are not surprised by the decision. Such boards… Read more »

MAFA remains committed to negotiating following end of conciliation: Media release

Media Release · For Immediate Release · December 6, 2019 Mount Allison Faculty Association remains committed to negotiating following end of conciliation (Sackville, NB) – The conciliation stage between Mount Allison University and Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA) that started on August 27th reached an impasse on November 27th, MAFA has announced. The Provincial Conciliator… Read more »

Mount Allison Faculty Show Resolve in Straw Strike Vote: Media release

Media Release                                   For Immediate Release October 23, 2019 Mount Allison Faculty Show Resolve in Strong Straw Strike Vote (Sackville, NB) – Members of the Mount Allison Faculty Association (MAFA) have voted overwhelmingly in favour of job action in a straw strike vote conducted recently. Members voted 94% in favour of the motion that they are… Read more »

Stephen Law wins two major awards for collective bargaining work (media release)

For immediate release Mount Allison faculty member wins national and provincial awards for contributions to collective bargaining and academic trade unionism The year 2019 will be one of accolades for one faculty member at Mount Allison University, who after many years of effort will receive both national and provincial awards in the same month. The… Read more »