MRU Coalition Statement on Formal Mediation between Mount Royal University and the Mount Royal Faculty Association

Jan. 24, 2022 The MRU Coalition Committee brings together the representatives of the MRFA, MRSA and SAMRU. These committee members are aware that collective bargaining between the University’s Board of Governors and the Mount Royal Faculty Association has been underway for over two years and that both parties are now… more

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Calgary Students, Staff and Faculty Express Solidarity with Strikers at Concordia University of Edmonton

CALGARY, AB (14 January 2022) – Representatives of student, staff and faculty associations from post-secondary institutions across Calgary will hold a press conference at McDougall Centre at ten o’clock in the morning to declare their support for the Concordia University of Edmonton Faculty Association (CUEFA) in its ongoing job action.… more

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Winter 2022 By-election: Call for Nominations

Executive Board and Committee service offers opportunities for staff to grow personally and professionally to develop leadership skills, gain unique experience, and make lasting connections with colleagues across campus. The Executive Board is responsible for the overall governance of the MRSA and has oversight of the Association’s strategic objectives and… more

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An Unfair Labour Practice/Bad Faith Complaint has been filed against the Mount Royal University by the MRSA

On Friday, December 18, 2021, the MRSA has elected to file a complaint against the University regarding the ongoing concern regarding the University’s outsourcing (contracting out) of bargaining unit work. The MRSA has filed this complaint following several attempts to reach a resolution to this matter with the University.  Unfortunately, no… more

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Fall 2021 Constitution Amendments Vote Results

Dear colleagues, Thank you for your participation in the Fall 2021 Constitution Amendments Vote.  The motion “That all mentions of the “Elections and Voting Policy” of the MRSA be removed and replaced with “MRSA policies”. Further, that the language in Article 15.06 be amended and Article 18.04 be struck” moved by Heather Evans… more

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Vote for Constitution Amendments

Colleagues, As we presented at the AGM on Nov. 17, the MRSA Executive Board is seeking membership approval for amending our current Constitution which details how we are to govern our Association. We have determined that there are references in several Articles of the Constitution to the outdated “Elections and Voting Policy” which need to be amended.… more

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Information Picket in support of NASA/AASUA

Sent on behalf of Michelle LoGullo, MRSA President Colleagues, Marc Schroeder is reaching out in his capacity as Advocacy Officer on the Mount Royal Faculty Association Executive Board to advise of an information picket that the MRFA is planning for this Friday, Nov. 26 (see below), which is timed to occur in conjunction with the U… more

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