Material related directly to the Negotiations started in 2022
To receive strike pay, eligible FA Members need to complete a survey. Please check your UPEI email for the link. Please note that this survey is in addition to the previous survey that was used to schedule picketing. If you did not complete that survey, please reach out to Ann Braithwaite ([email protected]). Strike Preparations Click here for some useful tips for preparing for a strike. In addition to these tips, we encourage FA members to […]
Today, the UPEI Board of Governors finally openly expressed in its message to the campus community what has been apparent from its behaviour over the last 11-months: that it has little interest in working with the UPEI Faculty Association to negotiate a fair and reasonable collective agreement. While it is true that the Board sent 10 new proposals to the UPEIFA on the evening of Friday March 10, few of these proposals provide meaningful movement on your bargaining priorities. Yet it is also […]
Today, UPEI Administration once again provided the university community with an update on their view of the status of negotiations. We think it is important to draw attention to several aspects of this message. To begin with, in place of UPEI Administration’s original commitment to pursuing “any avenue” (Feb. 15) to reach a settlement, this new message makes clear their preference for a narrow range of “offered options” and their strong preference for interest arbitration. […]
Date: Tuesday, March 14 (12:45p-1:00p) Location: UPEI Quad (in front of Main Building) We invite ALL UPEI faculty, staff and students to stand together for 15-minutes in the quad (in front of Main Building) on Tuesday, March 14 (12:45p-1:00p) to demonstrate our solidarity and our commitment to improving UPEI working conditions and preserving the educational quality of the only Island university. We encourage: Let’s make some noise together! Faculty and staff working conditions are students’ learning conditions!