The Badger Newsletter

Originally published as The Faculty Association News,  the newsletter has been published periodically since the 1980's* to provide updates to members on working conditions and employer-employee relations. The newsletter became known as 'The Badger' during the summer of 2008, the beginning of negotiations which led to a 19 day strike.  The newsletter's name has remained the same since that time. All signed members of the Faculty Association receive an electronic copy of The Badger through email, and sometimes a paper copy through inter-office mail.

 * the Faculty Association News was first published in the early 1980's and past copies of many newsletters are archived at the Kerr House.

The opinions expressed on this website and in The Badger are those of the Faculty Association (WUFA) and are provided for an update for its members only. Use of this material for any purposes other than as stated herein is expressly unauthorized and cannot be relied upon by others as to its accuracy or completeness. Permission to use newsletter material will be considered if a letter of request is provided to WUFA. Authorization of use will take the form of written permission by the Faculty Association.

The Badger Archive:

2017

Badger Vol. 7 Issue 67 - Bargaining in provincial contexts

Bargaining Bulleting #4 July 31, 2017

Bargaining Bulletin #3 June 15, 2017

Bargaining Bulletin #2 June 7, 2017

Bargaining Bulletin #1 May 30, 2017

WUFActs No. 4 - Bargaining Primer May 3, 2017

Badger Vol. 7 Issue 66 - Activity-Based Budgeting

WUFA@s - Senate Mtg Feb 10, 2017

WUFActs No.3 - Board of Governors Feb 1, 2017

Badger Vol. 7 Issue 65 - Curriculum

2016

WUFA@s December 2016

Badger Vol. 7 Issue 64 - Renewal, Promotion, and Tenure [RPT]

WUFActs No. 2 - UofW Contract Academic Staff

Badger Vol. 7 Issue 63 - Sessional / Contract Academic Staff

WUFActs No.1 - The decline of collegial governance

Badger Vol. 7 Issue 62 - Governance here and beyond

2014

Badger Vol. 6 Issue 61 - Money and the Future: the U of W

Badger Vol. 6 Issue 60 - A Time for Yes!

Badger Vol. 6 Issue 59 - What kind of University Do We Want?

Badger Vol. 6 Issue 58 - What a Week!

Badger Vol. 6 Issue 57 - Get Engaged!

Badger Vol. 6 Issue 56 - What's the Rush?

Badger Vol. 6 Issue 55 - Exchanged Bargaining Proposals - Now What?

Badger Vol. 6 Issue 54 - President's letter brings WUFA Together

Badger Vol. 6 Issue 53 - Voluntary Early Retirement / Voluntary Contract Termination

2013

Badger Vol 5. Issue 52 - The Role of Equity Assessors

Badger Vol. 5 Issue 51 - Campus Unions Bargaining

Badger Vol. 5 Issue 50 - CUPE 1393 Strike (Week 4)

Badger Vol. 5 Issue 49 - CUPE 1393 Strike (Week 3)

Badger Vol. 5 Issue 48 - CUPE 1393 Update

Badger Vol. 5 Issue 47 - CUPE 1393 Strike

Badger Vol. 5 Issue 46 - Ergonomics Issue (note correction to Badger for basicergonomics check up, send a request through your supervisor (dept head, dean, etc.). There is a cost to the University ($25/hr and the average cost for a basic office ergonomics assessment is $50)

Badger Vol. 5 Issue 45 - Austerity: What Does it Save?

Badger Vol. 5 Issue 44 - Health and Safety Survey Results

2012

Badger Vol. 4 Issue 43 - It's Flu Season and the Pension Plan is Looking Rather ill

Badger Vol. 4 Issue 42 - Health and Safety Survey

Badger Vol. 4 Issue 41 - Happy Birthday to Me!

Badger Vol. 4 Issue 40 - A Bager Cull?

Badger Vol. 4 Issue 39 - The University Club is Open

Badger Vol. 4 Issue 38 - Pension Plans

Badger Vol. 4 Issue 37 - Special Membership Meeting, re: Pension Plans

Badger Vol. 4 Issue 36 - Pensions

Badger Vol. 4 Issue 35 - Where Have All the EAs Gone?

2011

Badger Vol. 3 Issue 34 - Policy Grievances

Badger Vol. 3 Issue 33 - From the Negotiating Team

Badger Vol. 3 Issue 32 - Why I Voted Yes (and would do so again)!

Badger Vol. 3 Issue 31 - Present Stage of Negotiations

Badger Vol. 3 Issue 30 - Interview with Donna Gray (OCUFA)

Badger Vol. 3 Issue 29 - Negotiations Update, re: Pensions

Badger Vol. 3 Issue 28 - Negotiations Update

Badger Vol. 3 Issue 27 - Vote Yes!

Badger Vol. 3 Issue 26 - The Badger's Addition

Badger Vol. 3 Issue 25 - The Badger's Explanation

Badger Vol. 3 Issue 24 - Special Action Cttee

Badger Vol. 3 Issue 23 - Update on Negotiations

Badger Vol. 3 Issue 22 - Back in the Badger's Day

Badger Vol. 3 Issue 21 - Highlights from Negotiations

Badger Vol. 3 Issue 20 - Negotiations Update

Badger Vol. 3 Issue 19 - Faculty Association May Lose Representation on a New BoG Investments Cttee

Badger Vol. 3 Issue 18 - The Badger's Pension

Badger Vol. 3 Issue 17 - Voluntary Wage Freeze

Badger Vol. 3 Issue 16 - Administration

Badger Vol. 3 Issue 15 - Study Group is Back

2010

Badger Vol. 2 Issue 14 - Fair Employment Week

Badger Vol. 2 Issue 13 - Possible CAW Strike on Campus

Badger Vol. 2 Issue 12 - Collective Agreements

Badger Vol. 2 Issue 11 - Preparing for Negotiations

Badger Vol. 2 Issue 10 - Utterly Disheartened

Badger Vol. 2 Issue 9 - The Badger was an International Student

Badger Vol. 2 Issue 8 - Membership Solidarity and Involvement

Badger Vol 2. Issue 7 - The Badger Never Forgets

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