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Welcome to UTFA

The University of Toronto Faculty Association exists to protect and advance the wellbeing of the faculty, librarians and research associates of the University of Toronto, the University of St. Michael’s College, the University of Trinity College, and Victoria University.  UTFA also works closely with the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) and the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) to stand up for the interests of teachers, researchers and librarians in all Canadian universities....

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Latest News: Bargaining update

UTFA and the University administration are currently in formal negotiations covering salaries, benefits, pensions, and workload, but have not yet reached an agreement. Our last agreement expired on June 30 2014. To read more on the matters being negotiated and to learn about the process, please see the most recent bargaining report. You may also want to visit our Ongoing Negotiations page for more information about current negotiations between UTFA and the University administration.

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Latest News: UTFA Proposes Compromise on the MoA

In the ongoing SJAC negotiations, now several months into a formal facilitation aided by the Honourable Frank Iacobucci, UTFA has made a significant compromise proposal on the Memorandum of Agreement  (MoA) prescribing UTFA's role in representing faculty and librarians at U of T. The proposal departs from our previous position that all terms and conditions of employment for faculty and librarians be negotiable, with access to binding arbitration if necessary. Instead, the new proposal outlines a new and needed approach to addressing matters not now formally negotiable.

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