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CAUT Dedicated Service Award Winners

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The MUFA Executive is pleased to announce that our nominees Trevor Chamberlain (Finance and Business Economics) Sherman Cheung (Finance and Business Economics) Graeme Luke (Physics and Astronomy) Marc-Andre Letendre (Economics) have received the CAUT Dedicated Service Award in recognition of their exceptional service to the Faculty Association. They deserve the thanks of the MUFA membership […]

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Judicial Review of McMaster University Tribunal

McMaster in the summer

In September 2013, a McMaster University Board-Senate Hearing Panel issued a public report regarding its findings on complaints filed under McMaster University Anti-Discrimination Policy.  Individuals in the DeGroote School of Business had filed the complaints. The Tribunal found there were breaches of the University’s Anti-Discrimination Policy and recommended several remedies, including both individual sanctions for breaches of […]

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Jointly-Sponsored Pension Plans (JSPPs)

McMaster in the summer

As many of you may recall, we communicated with our members last year about a proposed university sector jointly-sponsored pension plan (JSPP), which was being discussed by the Council of Ontario Universities (COU) and Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA). A JSPP is a pension plan in which the employer or employers and employees […]

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MUFA Member Flash Survey Results

McMaster in the summer

Thank you to the 272 members who took the time (an average of 2½ minutes!) to answer our short member survey. That’s a response rate of 29.2%. In the next newsletter, we’ll have a digest of the open-ended comments. For now, we’d like to report our initial results from the other questions. A large majority […]

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Workplace Accommodation Policy and Procedures NEW 2015

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On June 3 and 4, 2015 both McMaster’s Senate and Board of Governors approved a New Policy on Workplace Accommodation and Guide & Procedures on Workplace Accommodation.   These documents can be found here: http://www.mcmaster.ca/policy/Employee/WorkplaceAccommodationPolicy-2015.pdf and http://www.mcmaster.ca/policy/Employee/WorkplaceAccommodationGuide-Procedures-2015.pdf […]

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Post-Retirement Benefit Co-Pay Premiums – effective May 1, 2015 to April 30, 2016

McMaster in the summer

(*INCLUDES ADMINISTRATIVE FEES AND TAXES) Monthly Retiree Cost: Single Coverage* Years of Cumulative Service                   Retiree Pays             Health             Dental          Total 25 or more                                                25%                        $22                $13             $35 20 or more but less than 25                      50%                        $44                $25             $69 10 or more but less than 20                      75%                        $66                $38             $104 Monthly Retiree Cost: Family Coverage* Years […]

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Faculty Members Selected for Jury Duty

McMaster in the summer

At McMaster University there is no documented practice in regards to the provisions for pay or teaching implications of a faculty member selected for jury duty.  As a results of discussions at Joint Committee between MUFA and the Administration there are now clear directions from the University Administration on how this is to be handled. […]

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Teaching Staff Members of Senate, Board of Governors, and Undergraduate Planning Committee

McMaster in the summer

Board of Governors Members Elected by Teaching Staff, 2014/2015 Susan Denburg, Faculty of Health Sciences, denburgs Robert Pelton, Faculty of Engineering, peltonrh Patricia McNiven, Faculty of Health Sciences, mcnivenp Herb Schellhorn, Faculty of Science, schell Teaching Staff Members of Senate, 2014/2015 Faculty of Business Narat Charupat, charupat (2016) Jiaping Qiu, qiu (2015) Aaron Schat, schata (2017) Faculty […]

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Teaching Staff Members of Board of Governors, Senate and Undergraduate Planning Committee

McMaster in the summer

Board of Governors Members Elected by Teaching Staff 2015-2016 Rafael Kleiman, Faculty of Engineering, kleiman Robert Pelton, Faculty of Engineering, peltonrh Patricia McNiven, Faculty of Health Sciences, mcnivenp Herb Schellhorn, Faculty of Science, schell Teaching Staff Members of Senate, 2015-2016 Faculty of Business Narat Charupat, charupat (2016) Aaron Schat, schata (2017) Vishanath Baba, baba (2018) […]

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