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AUNBT/UNB Contract Arbitration Settled - September 2014

The Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers (AUNBT) would like to announce that last night they received the ruling from the Arbitration Board that had been tasked with resolving the outstanding issues of the contract negotiations between their full-time members and their Employer, the University of New Brunswick. Members of the full-time bargaining unit received the news shortly thereafter. More…

UNB review fails to address non-confidence issues, says union leader - September 2014

The head of the Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers says an administrative and structural review of the University of New Brunswick done by an external committee has some helpful recommendations, but fails to address faculty concerns about job performance that led to several non-confidence votes in the spring. More…

The Federation of New Brunswick Faculty Associations Reports on the Political Parties’ Responses to its Post-Secondary Education Questionnaire - September 2014

The Federation of New Brunswick Faculty Associations (FBNFA) is pleased to see that four of the five recognized political parties participating in the New Brunswick elections responded to its questionnaire on post-secondary education. More…

Two leaders excluded from televised event - September 2014

The president of the federation representing university professors across the province says he isn’t expecting St. Thomas University or CTV to change their minds about excluding the leaders of two of the province’s five registered political parties from a televised leaders roundtable. More…

STU Debate - September 2014

Terry Seguin talks to the president of the Federation of NB Faculty Associations Jean Sauvageau, and STU Director of Communications Jeffrey Carleton, after St. Thomas University agreed to host a debate that excludes two provincial party leaders: http://www.cbc.ca/player/Radio/Local+Shows/Maritimes/ID/2521186367/

Faculty unions challenge STU for hosting `undemocratic' debate - September 2014

Jean Sauvageau says all five leaders should be included in CTV debate or St. Thomas should not host. More…

Fnbfa’s response to CTV’s debate at St. Thomas University - September 2014

Letter to Mr. A. Leblanc, CTV - Letter to Dr. Dawn Russell, St. Thomas University

University of Saskatchewan ends TransformUS - September 2014

The University of Saskatchewan has cancelled the budget review process at the centre of this spring’s controversial firing of Robert Buckingham, the former dean of the School of Public Health. More…

Most university undergrads now taught by poorly paid part-timers - September 2014

Universities increasing use of sessional, contract academic staff. More…

Mount A releases president’s contract - August 2014

Education Federation of Faculty Associations says that’s not sufficient, court case to proceed. More…