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CUPFA SIGNS NEW COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT

St. Patrick’s Day this year took on a special significance, as CUPFA’s negotiating team, fellow executive members and University administrators gathered to sign into effect the 2012-2015 Collective Agreement.  This ceremony marked the closing of another chapter in CUPFA’s history and …

CUPFA RESPONSE TO STUDENT AUSTERITY MEASURES

The ongoing student actions to protest the Couillard government’s Austerity agenda enters a new phase this coming week, when a number of Concordia student groups initiate their plans to stage short-term strike actions.  CUPFA has been asked by students and faculty what position …

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING THURSDAY MARCH 19, 2015 AT 4:30pm – H-763

The CUPFA Annual General Meeting will take place in the Hall building, 1455 de Maisonneuve West,  Room 763 at 4.30pm, on Thursday March 19, 2015.  Concordia University President Alan Shepard and Provost Benoit-Antoine Bacon will both be present and address …

CUPFA SUPPORTS UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN BRITISH COLUMBIA

CUPFA President David Douglas sends a strong letter of support to President Holler at the University of Northern British Columbia, one of many such letters written in an outpouring of support from many institutions across the country. Download CUPFA’s letter of …

CUPFA ‘COFFEE HOUSE’ WEDNESDAY MARCH 4, 2015 12:00-14:00

The CUPFA Executive invites members in the Faculty of Fine Arts to join members of the Executive and our Negotiating Team to join in a rich, dynamic discussion at an informal Coffee House event on Wednesday March 4th, 2015. The …

CUPFA STANDS IN SOLIDARITY WITH CUPE 3903 and CUPE 3902

CUPFA stands in solidarity with the CUPE 3903 and CUPE 3902 strike of indentured members, who are without a contract at York University and the University of Toronto.   A letter of support has been sent by Me. Patrice Blais, Vice …

CUPFA SUPPORTS NATIONAL ADJUNCT WALKOUT DAY – FEBRUARY 25, 2015

CUPFA proudly supports our colleagues on National Adjunct Walkout Day by sending a strong letter of support, signed by Me. Patrice Blais, Vice President Collective Agreement, and Chief Negotiator. Download CUPFA’s letter of support for National Adjunct Walkout Day “The Concordia …

CUPFA ‘COFFEE HOUSE’ WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 18, 2015

The CUPFA Executive invites members in the John Molson School of Business and the Faculty of Engineering & Computer Science to join members of the Executive and our Negotiating Team to join in a rich, dynamic discussion at an informal …

NEW DEADLINES FOR APPLICATIONS FOR SUMMER COURSES

CUPFA has signed, on January 13th 2015, a letter of agreement (LOA) concerning the posting of summer courses for the summer term 2015.  You might remember that we signed a similar LOA in 2012 and 2014.   This LOA will apply …

STUDENT INFORMATION SYTSTEM (SIS) IMPLEMENTATION PROBLEMS

CUPFA members should note that, if they encounter problems or have issues resulting from the implementation of the new University Student Information System (SIS), they are directed to: Contact their Department Chairs/department assistants Copy IITS (help@concordia.ca) Copy CUPFA (cupfa@concordia.ca) The …

2014-15 SPECIAL PROJECT AWARD RECIPIENT IS DR. JAMES FREEMAN

CUPFA is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2014-15 Special Project Award is Dr. James Freeman, a Part-time Faculty member. The $10,000 award will allow Dr. Freeman to carry out field research in Brazil next summer and present …

CUPFA RATIFIES NEW COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT

CUPFA is pleased to announce that at its Special General Meeting on November 16th, 2014 its membership in attendance voted unanimously to ratify the new Collective Agreement 2012-15.  This follows an Agreement in Principle with Concordia University reached earlier this …

SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING FOR NEW COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT RATIFICATION – SUNDAY NOVEMBER 16, 2014 AT 14:00

All eligible CUPFA members are invited to attend the Special General meeting of the Association on Sunday, November 16th from 14:00-16:00. The meeting will take place at Le Nouvel Hôtel, 1740 boul. René Lévesque ouest.  The purpose of the meeting …

LAUNCH OF CAMPUS EQUITY WEEK – OCTOBER 27th 12:00 – 14:00

All CUPFA members are invited to attend the launch of Campus Equity Week, to be held in the atrium of the EV building on Monday October 27th between 12:00 – 14:00.   Campus Equity Week celebrates and champions equality between …

CUPFA MICROTALK – OCTOBER 29, 2014 18:30-20:30

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