Faculty applaud court ruling that strikes down Ford government’s unlawful “Student Choice Initiative”
November 22, 2019 12:55 ET | Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations
Toronto, Nov. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ontario faculty are pleased to see that the Ontario Divisional Court has struck down the Ford government’s controversial “Student Choice Initiative” (SCI),...
Ontario Universities and Colleges Coalition opposes Ford government’s “performance” funding for postsecondary institutions
September 05, 2019 12:35 ET | Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations
Toronto, Sept. 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The following is a statement from the Ontario Universities and Colleges Coalition, which represents over 435,000 faculty, staff, and students from every...
OCUFA estimates Ford’s “performance” funding could cut university budgets by over $500 million dollars
September 04, 2019 09:21 ET | Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations
Toronto, Sept. 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ontario faculty are warning that the Ford government’s so called “performance” funding model for postsecondary education is reckless, ineffective, and...
OCUFA: Without a president, a mandate, or the trust of sector stakeholders, now is the time to shut down HEQCO Toronto, Aug. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The senior leadership of the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO) today announced that it was resigning, including President Harvey...
OCUFA: Government attack on workers’ rights will deny fair wages and benefits to contract faculty and already underpaid academic staff Toronto, June 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ontario faculty are deeply concerned by the Ford government’s attempt to cap public sector compensation increases at one per cent per year. This...
Ontario faculty alarmed by proposal to overhaul university funding in provincial budget Toronto, April 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ontario’s faculty are alarmed by the Doug Ford government’s budget proposal to allocate 60 per cent of university funding based on institutional...
OCUFA report reveals systemic discrimination and harassment in use of university student questionnaires
February 06, 2019 15:58 ET | Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations
Toronto, Feb. 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new report published by a working group of the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations exposes substantial issues with student...
OCUFA: Reckless government announcement threatens education quality and students’ rights Toronto, Ontario, Jan. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ontario's faculty believe that, without increased public funding for Ontario’s universities and colleges, the Progressive Conservative...
University and college faculty, students, and staff call on Ontario government to protect workers’ rights and withdraw Bill 47
November 05, 2018 10:40 ET | Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations
TORONTO, Nov. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Ontario Universities and Colleges Coalition (OUCC), which represents more than 435,000 faculty, students, and staff at every public postsecondary...
Ontario faculty deeply disappointed with government repeal of $15 minimum wage and fair labour laws TORONTO, Oct. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ontario faculty are deeply disappointed that Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservative government has announced they will cancel fair labour laws, including the...