Labor Issues

ACCUTE - Spring Newsletter 2014 - Member Post: Making Trouble at UNB - Spring 2014

To make trouble was … something that one should never do, precisely because it would get one in trouble… More…

So anyone out there - April 2014

who pays attention to universities in Canada knows that UNB is undergoing a rolling series of motions of non-confidence in the upper management: four faculties and counting. More...

Bottom line’s effect on higher learning triggers unrest, says faculty president - April 2014

A lack of public funding is leading to the corporatization of higher learning, says the president of the Federation of New Brunswick Faculty Associations. More…

UNB faculty stewing over administration - April 2014

Saturday’s“Faculty dissent at UNB”commentary credits UNB President Eddy Campbell with being alone in wishing to focus on students and “improving UNB’s stature as one of Canada’s great universities,”and accuses faculty of still stewing about the strike. More…

Faculty vote 'no confidence' in President Campbell - April 2014

“We’ve given [President] Robert [Campbell] a pass for many, many years,” said Mike Fox, addressing an assembly of his colleagues this afternoon. More…

Faculty concerned with UNB governance - April 2014

The recent editorial in this newspaper, “Faculty Dissent at UNB,” gets it wrong in practically every way. More…

Fences to mend - April 2014

In our view: UNB stands to lose big if it doesn’t repair its relationship with faculty. More…

Non-Confidence Vote - April 2014

Terry Seguin talks to Jim Turk, executive director of the Canadian Association of University Teachers: http://www.cbc.ca/player/Radio/Local+Shows/Maritimes/ID/2446134164/

Faculty associations challenge Frank McKenna on salaries - March 2014

Former New Brunswick premier's 'crude union bashing' disappoints university professors. More…

Letter to the Globe and Mail Editor - Reply to Frank McKenna - March 2014

Speaking at a St. FX University alumni fund raising event and then again in the media, former New Brunswick premier, now deputy chairman of TD Bank, Frank McKenna, made a number of ill-informed comments about unionism and Maritime university faculty this past week-end. More…