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Welcome to NUFA

Welcome to the Nipissing University Faculty Association (NUFA) website. We represent 185 full-time faculty and over 200 part-time Members per term.

We are organized into two bargaining units, the Full-time Academic Staff Bargaining Unit (FASBU) and the Contract Academic Staff Bargaining Unit (CASBU) which consists of part-time faculty teaching both on-campus and online and teaching in Indigenous Education Programs, ABQ courses, as Clinical Instructors, Practical Instructors, and Course Facilitators. We negotiate separate collective agreements but share a common finance and grievance system.

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FAQs During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has and will continue to change the normal trajectory of the academic year.  It will impact each of us differently and so it is important to assess and account for that impact in your annual or sabbatical reports.  Please keep NUFA apprised if you need to discuss terms with your Dean. FAQs

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CASBU Emergency Fund during COVID-19

These last few weeks have been strange and uncertain times for all of us in the Nipissing University community, and the future looks equally strange and uncertain. It’s hard to know what the next few months will bring, but we do know that contract faculty will be disproportionately affected because of the precarious nature of

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COVID-19 Update

The NUFA Office is closed until further notice. Union work will continue, but in the interest of the health of our employee, and to follow recommendations for social distancing, the office is closed to walk-ins. The NUFA email ([email protected]) will be the first point of contact for Members with questions and concerns until the office

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Precarious Historical Instructors Manifesto

In its March 3, 2020 meeting, the NUFA Executive voted to endorse the Precarious Historical Instructors’ Manifesto, http://activehistory.ca/2020/02/precarious-historical-instructors-manifesto/, and committed to implement its recommendations for faculty associations. We call on all faculty, provincial, and national associations in the university sector to do the same.  

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