Tentative Agreement Reached At Acadia University

For Immediate Release  Tentative Agreement Reached Acadia University (27 November 2017—Wolfville, NS) The Acadia University Faculty Association (AUFA) and the Acadia Board of Governors reached a tentative agreement in the early hours of Monday morning. The Faculty Association announced that the strike had been called off. Classes at Acadia continued as scheduled. “Since March, AUFA has been ready to find creative compromises in order to reach a tentative agreement,” said AUFA President Stephen Ahern. “We are relieved that the board was finally ready to do the same. We are very pleased that a tentative deal has been reached.” A ratification... more

Acadia University Faculty Set Strike Deadline

For Immediate Release Acadia University Faculty Set Strike Deadline (14 November 2017, Wolfville, NS)  Today the Acadia University Faculty Association (AUFA) issued a strike deadline of Monday, November 27.  “After months of trying to get the university to bargain productively for a fair and equitable collective agreement, we have no choice but to call for legal strike action,” said AUFA President Stephen Ahern. AUFA and the Acadia Board of Governors began negotiations for a new collective agreement in late March, but talks reached an impasse in June when the board refused to discuss key faculty proposals.  AUFA filed for the... more

Strong Strike Mandate from Acadia Faculty

October 26, 2017 For Immediate Release Strong strike mandate from Acadia Faculty Faculty at Acadia University have given their union, the Acadia University Faculty Association (AUFA), a strong strike mandate. 81.6% of members of the bargaining unit cast ballots, with 81.1% of those voters authorizing a strike mandate to support their bargaining team. “This vote should send a clear message to the Board of Governors at Acadia University,” said AUFA President Stephen Ahern. “Our members are determined to get a fair and equitable agreement.” Several substantial issues remain on the table, including restoring full-time faculty positions, addressing pay equity, achieving... more

Communicator - Volume 22, Number 1 (February 2017)

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