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Recent media stories, local, national, and international

“More than $315,000 spent on extra PR, security during UNB labour dispute.” Tess Allen, The Brunswickan (March 6, 2015): “We had every confidence that faculty on strike would be professional and respectful, and that is exactly what happened. There was a risk, however, that others coming onto (or passing by) campus might not be familiar with […]

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October Media round-up

UNB Commentary: “UNB Act changes will impact students.” Micah O’Donnell. The Brunswickan (Oct. 29/14): “The Student Union should be taking this opportunity to not only send a letter about their concerns, but to campaign to insert new pieces into the Act which would outline the rights of students.” “Senates passes motion for extension of UNB Act […]

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Something’s broken but it’s not arbitration

Members may have seen the editorial in the Telegraph-Journal on October 2 (PDF). Today, our response was printed: “The profs deserved their increase.” Miriam Jones. Telegraph-Journal (Oct 8, 2014; paywall): A9. Last Thursday’s editorial in this paper, “Arbitration Process Broken,” (Oct.2) demands a response, but where to begin? It is inflammatory and wrong to say that “[t]he public […]

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UNB professors’ salaries are transparent

The following letter-to-the-editor was published in the Telegraph-Journal this morning: There are a number of misunderstandings in “A president’s salary,” the editorial published in this paper on Aug. 15. Well, mainly one misunderstanding, repeated several times. Contrary to what the writer implies, university professors’ salaries are completely transparent. At UNB our collective agreements are posted […]

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Talking about the President’s contracts

There has been a lot of attention paid to the release of President Campbell’s two employment contracts (2009, 2014): NEW: “Federation may still pursue court action despite UNB contract release.” Emma McPhee. The Brunswickan (Aug 19, 2014). NEW: Letter-to-the-editor: “UNB professors’ salaries are transparent.” Telegraph-Journal (Aug 19, 2014). “UNB professors upset by president’s contract: Salary and perks worth almost half a […]

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