Labour Actions

UNB president needs to apologize for actions around strike, union says - December 2014

The faculty union at the University of New Brunswick is calling on the university’s president to apologize for events it says led to a three-week strike last winter, and which the union claims has created a lack of confidence in the university’s management. More…

Arbitration decision issued - November 2014

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. More...

Coverage by the Telegraph Journal - October 2014

What is really broken in province? More…

The profs deserved their increase - October 2014

Last Thursday’s editorial in this paper, “Arbitration Process Broken,” (Oct.2) demands a response, but where to begin? More…

UNB launches external review of leadership - May 2014

The University of New Brunswick is launching an external review of its senior administration. More…

Faculty at Mount Allison, UNB lack confidence in administration - April 2014

Recent votes of non-confidence at both Mount Allison University and the University of New Brunswick are strong indicators of faculty frustration and growing concern over lack of transparency, disrespect for staff and “years of mismanagement” at the schools. More…

Mount A school year won't be extended - February 2014

The Mount Allison University Senate has announced a schedule to complete the academic term. More…

Some thoughts on the Mt.A strike - February 2014

It is argued that part-time faculty’s precarious jobs are the equivalent of casual labour, but a liberal arts university does not function like a widget-maker or a big box store. More…

MOUNT A Students Headed Back To Classroom - February 2014

The strike at Mount Allison University is over, and classes will resume Monday at the Sackville university. More…