The Dalhousie Faculty Association represents more than 870 Faculty (professors and instructors), Professional Librarians and Counsellors working at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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The DFA has written to the President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Windsor opposing the university’s decision to undermine the collective bargaining process by unilaterally imposing new terms and working conditions on members of the Windsor University Faculty Association (WUFA). Describing the university’s tactics as “a form of bullying”, DFA President Catrina Brown wrote:… [read more]
The provincial Labour Board has issued a certification order bringing academic staff in Dalhousie’s Faculty of Agriculture into the DFA’s Bargaining Unit. This means the DFA has some 90 new Members who work at the Truro campus. A hearty welcome to all our new members in Truro!
The DFA welcomes two new members to its Executive Committee. Dr. Laurene Rehman, Professor of Leisure Studies in the School of Health and Human Performance, was acclaimed as Second Vice-President in a recent Executive Committee by-election. Dr. Kathleen Cawsey, Associate Professor of English, was acclaimed as a DFA Member-at-Large. Click here to view the entire… [read more]
The DFA has sent a message of support to the Windsor University Faculty Association, whose members have been threatened with major changes in their conditions of employment if negotiations for a new collective agreement are not successful. Last week, the university administration sent a message to all WUFA members threatening that if a new collective… [read more]
The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) is carrying out a census of Aboriginal academic staff and graduate students across Canada in an effort to determine the extent to which Aboriginal people are represented in academic positions at universities across Canada. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and would like to… [read more]