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January 11, 2024

At its first Directors Meeting of 2024, the CAUT Defence Fund approved BUFA’s provisional request for strike benefits. This means that, should we need to take that step, BUFA has the financial and moral support of academic unions across the country!

January 9, 2024

At our Town Hall meeting, the membership heard directly from the negotiating team about the lack of progress and poor showing of the administration on EDID and Indigenization, Compensation, and Workload (in particular). Members voted, in overwhelming numbers, on a motion of support to the bargaining team, and on an action plan leading to a strike vote in February.

Bargaining Updates

Quick Facts

Latest Update:
February 26, 2024 – Eight Days a Week
There will also be a live update at the all-members meeting on Thursday, February 29
Next Update Expected:
TBD – Informal updates will be emailed daily
Date bargaining opened:
February 7, 2023
Number of bargaining sessions:
54
Hours at bargaining table:
156
Hours of negotiating team meetings:
413.5
Most recent bargaining meeting:
February 27, 2024