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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: 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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UTFA is engaged in an unprecedented campaign to modernize and update the role of the Association in representing faculty and librarians at the University of Toronto. This campaign originated several years ago in a reform effort targeting the antiquated Memorandum of Agreement prescribing UTFA’s current role and the limited scope collective bargaining process within that MoA...

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