Upholding academic freedom and excellenceMaking sure our voices are heard

The University of Toronto Faculty Association is the official representative of faculty and librarians on employment matters which include salary, pension, benefit negotiations, and workplace grievances. 

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UTFA Presidential Election

The voting period for the UTFA presidential election has now closed. Cynthia Messenger has been elected president for the term July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2020. 

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University Pension Plan

University administrations, faculty associations, unions and other staff groups at University of Toronto, University of Guelph and Queen’s University have been working diligently to develop a new pension plan that would cover employees at all three universities: the University Pension Plan (UPP). Once established, the JSPP will be open to other Ontario universities joining. This will create a larger pool for sharing pension costs and risks.

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Asbestos Contamination in the Medical Sciences Building

Since early 2017, UTFA has been calling on the University Administration to provide greater transparency regarding its asbestos abatement activities in the Medical Sciences Building (MSB) on the St. George campus.

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