Committees

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Grievance Committee
The Grievance Committee reviews various complaints within the parameters of the Collective Agreement and determines if grievances are warranted. The Committee monitors the activities of the University community with respect to contract compliance, policies, etc. that concern all WUFA members, and they will make recommendations to the Contract Committee, Faculty Council, Executive Committee, and other Committees of the Association. The Grievance Committee meets weekly during the academic year. Faculty…
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Status of Women, Diversity and Equity Action Committee
The Status of Women, Diversity & Equity Action Committee (SWDEAC) works on strategies for achieving equity and equality in the University community. They investigate ways and means by which women, racial minorities or those with disabilities have been or may be treated unfairly. The Committee will also make recommendations to the Contract Committee, Executive Committee, and other Committees of the Association relating to issues of employment equity. SWDEAC meetings during the 2017-18 year will…
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Sessional Committee
The Sessional Committee represents all Sessional Instructor and Sessional Lecturer members at the University of Windsor. The Committee`s focus is to address concerns and monitor the Collective Agreement as it applies to contract academic staff. The Committee meets monthly during the academic year (between September and June). The Committee will also make recommendations to the Contract Committee, Executive Committee, and other Committees of the Association on behalf of Sessional Instructor and Sessional…
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AAS/AAS:LS Committee
Ancillary Academic Staff: Learning Specialists (AAS/AAS:LS) Committee The Ancillary Academic Staff (AAS) Committee works to clarify the roles, duties and responsibilities of AAS members within the University Community. From time to time, the Committee will survey AAS members regarding their special needs, concerns and problems in order to advance the well-being of AAS and AAS:LS members at the University of Windsor. The Committee also monitors the activities of the University community with respect…
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Board of Governors Committees
The Board of Governors (BoG) is responsible for the oversight of all operational aspects of the University. This includes, but is not limited to, approving strategic directions, operating and capital budgets, property acquisition and construction, establishing appropriate controls and accountabilities for the University’s financial, human and physical resources.  The Board of Governors also has bylaws and policies that guide activities. For more information visit the University Secretariat website.…
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Task Force on Governance and Finance Committee
The Task Force on Governance and Finance Committee was struck to review university finances and draw conclusions about the health (or otherwise) of university finances, including the faculty pension plan. The Committee helps formulate bargaining proposals to the WUFA membership and Administration regarding reforms, to structures and processes, that will strengthen campus democracy, support collective bargaining, reduce the feelings of alienation from decision-making authority that many faculty are…
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Joint Pension Plan Committee
As per the 2014-2017 Collective Agreement, the Joint Pension Plan Committee shall be struck by September 1, 2015 to explore the possibilities of full cost-sharing and joint governance of the pension plan recognizing that Provincial directives on University pension plans will have to be taken into consideration. The Joint Committee shall be composed of eight (8) members, four (4) to be appointed by the Faculty Association and four (4) to be appointed by the President of the University, with co-chairs…
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Retirement and Benefits (R&B) Committee
The Retirement and Benefits Committee addresses issues relating to: (a) the University of Windsor Retirement Plan for Faculty and Certain Employees; (b) benefits for members under the Collective Agreement; and (c) providing advice and/or recommendation to the Contract Committee, the Executive Committee and/or Council. The Retirement and Benefits Committee has the responsibility for coordinating the work of the Association Committees concerned with pension and retirement benefits and reports annually…
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Health & Safety Committee
The Health and Safety Committee of WUFA was intended to make recommendations to improve the Association's representation and actions on the Joint Central Safety Committee of the University, and to engage in other activities to make the workplace safe for bargaining unit members. Health and Safety Committee 2017-2018 No members at this time. Central Safety Committee of the University The Central Safety Committee (CSC) is a joint committee that is comprised of representatives from all campus unions…
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Anomalies Committee
An Anomalies Committee to administer the anomalies fund (Article C) shall be formed by November 1, 2015. The Committee shall include representation from both genders and shall consist of two individuals appointed by the University President, two members appointed by the Faculty Association, and a 5th individual mutually agreed upon by the Committee. The mutually agreed upon individual will chair all meetings and shall only vote in the event of a tie. The two WUFA reps on the Anomalies Committee…
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Negotiating Committee - (Negotiating Team + Contract Cttee)
Negotiating Committee The Negotiating Committee acts as the appropriate body for negotiations on behalf of all WUFA members. They are responsible for negotiating strategies and reporting to Executive, Council and the Membership. The Negotiation Committee is constituted by two subcommittees: The Contract Committee and the Negotiation Team. Members remain on the Committee until the next round of negotiations, or unless they leave the bargaining unit. Negotiating Committee 2017 Tamsin Bacon Leddy Library…
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Special Action Committee
The Special Action Committee is chaired by the Vice President Internal. The Committee is responsible for planning strategies on WUFA’s behalf from the beginning of negotiations, co-ordinating activities, establishing internal and external communications systems and organizing other action/events of the Faculty Association. The Special Action Committee, through its Chair, shall consult regularly with the Executive Committee regarding job actions and strategies in support of the collective bargaining…
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Nominating Committee
The Nominating Committee of WUFA is responsible for developing a list of nominees for each of the permanent committees/teams of WUFA, when there are vacancies. The Nominating Committee will assist in finding member volunteers who are willing to serve. In developing a list of nominees, the Committee recognizes principles of equity. Nominating Committee 2016-2017 (term ending Feb 2017) Stephen Pender, Chair English Language, Literatures & Creative Writing Larry Glassford Education Vicki Jay Leung…
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Ad Hoc Committees
From time to time, different ’ad hoc’ committees are formed to deal with various issues which affect the membership. Committees may be formed to proof-read important documents, prepare materials for displays, organize special events or volunteer in the local labour community. In all cases, the committees report their activities and findings through to Executive Committee and Faculty Association Council. Workplace Bullying Sub-Committee (of Faculty Council) The Workplace Bullying Sub-Committee…
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