It is important to know that existing faculty guidelines are being revised, although no substantial changes to the criteria are being made at this time. Existing faculty guidelines refer to previous collective agreements and APT and GPC manuals that are no longer in force. Most of these provisions are now in the GFC manual. In addition, existing faculty guidelines refer to procedures and promotion and evaluation committees that have since been amended and codified in the current collective agreement. Resources for senior and executives to assist in the implementation of collective agreements and manuals. Here are some of the strengths of this new collective agreement: OCUFA also pays tribute to the achievements of our members. With the OCUFA Teaching and Academic Librarianship Awards, the OCUFA Status Committee Award of Distinction and the Lorimer Award, we honour those who have made outstanding contributions to university education in Ontario. Learn more about ocUFA awards. Finally, we have an individual responsibility to take care of ourselves and a collective responsibility to take care of each other.

Please follow the health guidelines that have been set out by our experts – and together we will get by! Thank you for everything you do in this difficult time. I recognize that it has not been easy — that many of you are dependent on young and old, and that the boundaries between work and life are considerably blurred. I am also aware of the toll this has taken on collective and individual mental health. We appreciate everything you do – and look forward to having a good woman in the near future. Again, I would like to thank you for everything you do in these difficult times. It was remarkable to see what was achieved as a collective, despite all the problems we are all going through. I`m amazed – and tired! – every day. I couldn`t imagine doing it with a better group of people – thank you! Our agreement with the Faculty Association confirms our commitment to the principles of academic freedom and confirms that the IP directive continues to apply, as noted above. Please note that the timetable for negotiating a new collective agreement has been significantly disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, but the terms of the current agreement remain in effect until a new agreement is negotiated and ratified by NASA members.