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UM’s monetary offer to UMFA explained

November 4, 2021 — 
There’s a lot to digest when it comes to collective bargaining agreements, particularly on the monetary side

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UM Learn content update for all students

November 3, 2021 — 
Course content reactivated, students only responsible for coursework in continuing courses

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What has UM offered on salary increases?

November 3, 2021 — 
UM’s offer includes a two-year monetary proposal with both general salary increases across the board, targeted market adjustments and changes to the salary structure that would substantially increase lifetime earnings of members.

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Respecting safety during UMFA strike

November 2, 2021 — 
UM reminds anyone crossing picket line to demonstrate patience and to respect the safety and well-being of those on strike

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Message from Laurie M. Schnarr, Vice-Provost (Students) – Nov. 2

November 2, 2021 — 
We realize this causes disruption for you. We will take every reasonable measure to support you through this time, including maintaining instruction for courses not being taught by UMFA members, and providing access to core services and resources. 

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UMFA rejects UM’s latest offer and moves to strike

November 1, 2021 — 
UM presented UMFA with a strong offer that included a two-year monetary proposal with 5.9% increases from both general salary increases across the board and changes to the salary structure that would increase total salaries an average of 9.5% over two years and substantially increase lifetime earnings of members

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Classes resume Tuesday, Nov. 22; U of M and UMFA reach agreement

November 21, 2016 — 
The U of M and UMFA have reached an agreement

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Conciliation continues

November 18, 2016 — 
Talks between the University and UMFA continue through weekend

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A message to students

November 18, 2016 — 
President affirms respect for the free exchange of ideas

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Human Resources

Conciliation continues

November 17, 2016 — 
Talks between the University and UMFA resume Nov. 18

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