Solidarity

Events & Campaigns

2022

 

QUFA Solidarity with CUPE-OSBCU Education Workers (Nov. 4)

Read the statement from QUFA President Jordan Morelli here. Images from the Kingston and Napanee Solidarity Pickets are below.

2021

 

  • QUFA Walks and New Faculty Quaff (Oct. 5)
  • QUFA Welcome Back BBQ for Faculty (Sept. 29)

2018

 

2017

 

Equal Pay Day (Apr. 11)

 

QUFA Academic Freedom Lecture with Maggie Berg and Barbara K. Seeber (Feb. 15)

Event details here.

Other 2017 Events

  • Oliver Doyle Activism and Recognition Banquet (Dec. 8)
  • Fair Copyright Day (Dec. 1)
  • Quaff with QUFA (Dec. 1)m
  • Justice for Hassan Diab. Petition and appeal from CAUT. (Nov. 29)
  • OFL Convention (Nov. 20)
  • Solidarity Rally at St. Lawrence College (Nov. 17)
  • OPSEU Rally at St. Lawrence College (Nov. 2-3)
  • World Day for Decent Work. Showing support and signing the $15 and fairness petition (Oct. 7)
  • World Day for Decent Work – Corner of Union and University (Oct. 6).
  • Racialized Work, Precarious Work – Workshop exploring the precarious working conditions of racialized and women workers (Sept. 22)
  • Idle no More, Supporting Indigenous Peoples’ Resurgence Movement, Sir John A Public House (Sept. 4)
  • Labour Day in the Park (Sept. 4)
  • Anti-misogyny protest rally (Sept. 3)
  • Anti-Facism rally – protest against fascism and Hate (Aug. 19)
  • National Day of Mourning: Remember Westray – Enforce the Law (Apr. 28)
  • Stand Against the Ban: CAUT is urging all members to sign the American Association of University Professors petition opposing Donald Trump’s unconstitutional and discriminatory ban on entry into the United States for people from some Muslim-majority countries. The petition can be found here.
  • Petition for Fair Wages for Academic Assistants – USW Local 2010 & 2010-01

2016

 

KDLC Labour Day in the Park (Sept. 5)

 

USW  Equal Pay Day (Apr. 19)

USW 2010, the Alma Mater Society, PSAC 901, and the Queen’s Faculty Association held an outdoor event at the corner of Union and University (in front of Stauffer Library), wearing red to show how far women, and especially racialized and Aboriginal women, are “in the red” with their paycheques!

 

OCUFA Day of Action on Precarious Academic Work (Feb. 11)

OCUFA Day of Action - February 11, 2016

Other 2016 Events

  • Fight for 15 & Fairness Kingston Social & Fundraiser (Nov. 29)
  • World Day for Decent Work Rally – Co-sponsored campus only event with PSAC, USW and CUPE (Oct. 11)
  • Free Screening of Salt of the Earth (Oct. 6)
  • Information picket at the Royal Military College held by the union representing the Commissionaires. They have been without a contract since 2014 and their primary roadblock to reaching one is their employer’s refusal to provide them with paid sick days (May 19).
  • May Day March – Free BBQ at noon in Skeleton Park (May 1)
  • The Kingston and District Labour Council Day of Mourning Ceremony with Guest Speaker Nancy Hutchison from the USW.(Apr. 28)/li>
  • Evening Remembering Prison for Women Solidarity with Dr. Bonita Lawrence, Indigenous scholar/activist, who spoke on “Honouring the Sisterhood: P4W and Beyond” (Mar. 10)
  • Make it Fair Local Union Resolution
  • Supporting Sessional Instructors at First Nations University of Canada (FNUniv). Sign our petition here

2015

 

  • Oliver Doyle Activism and Recognition Banquet (Nov.20)
  • Get Science Right (Sept. 24)

QUFA:Letters of support and solidarity

The following are letters of support and solidarity:

  • November 10, 2022 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – CUPE 3912 – 3rd Contribution
  • November 3, 2022 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – CUPE 3912 – 2nd Contribution
  • October 26, 2022 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – CUPE 3912 – 1st Contribution
  • March 31, 2022 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – APPBUSA – 4th Contribution
  • March 24, 2022 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – APPBUSA – 3rd Contribution
  • March 16, 2022 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – ULFA – 5th Contribution
  • March 16, 2022 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – APPBUSA – 2nd Contribution
  • March 9, 2022 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – ULFA – 4th Contribution
  • March 4, 2022 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – APPBUSA – 1st Contribution
  • March 2, 2022 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – ULFA – 3rd Contribution
  • February 23, 2022 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – ULFA – 2nd Contribution
  • February 23, 2022 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – AUFA – 3rd Contribution
  • February 16, 2022 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – ULFA – 1st Contribution
  • February 16, 2022 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – UOITFA
  • Feb 11, 2022 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support- AUFA – 2nd Contribution
  • February 4. 2022 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – AUFA – 1st Contribution
  • January 14, 2022 Afghan Refugee Donation to CAUT Refugee Foundation
  • January 14, 2022 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – CUEFA
  • November 29, 2021 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – UMFA – 4th Contribution
  • November 22, 2021 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – UMFA – 3rd Contribution
  • November 16, 2021 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – UMFA – 2nd Contribution
  • November 9, 2021 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – UMFA – 1st Contribution
  • July 30, 2021 Laurentian University contribution
  • October 30, 2020 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – PSUO-SSUO
  • October 30, 2020 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – Unifor Local 597
  • February 7, 2020 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – 1st Contribution to MAFA
  • November 27, 2019 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – 3rd Contribution to UNBC-FA
  • November 18, 2019 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – 2nd Contribution to UNBC-FA
  • November 11, 2019 Strike Fund Donation  and Letter of Support -1st Contribution to UNBC-FA
  • November 11, 2019 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support to PSAC Local 818 Commissionaires
  • April 13, 2018 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support to York University CUPE Local 3903
  • November 14, 2017 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – 5th Contribution to OPSEU Local 417 (St. Lawrence College Faculty)
  • November 13, 2017 Thank you note from OPSEU Local 417
  • November 7, 2017 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – 4th Contribution to OPSEU Local 417 (St. Lawrence College Faculty)
  • October 31, 2017 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – 3rd Contribution to OPSEU Local 417 (St. Lawrence College Faculty)
  • October 23, 2017 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – 2nd Contribution to OPSEU Local 417 (St. Lawrence College Faculty)
  • October 18, 2017 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support  – 1st Contribution to OPSEU Local 417 (St. Lawrence College Faculty)
  • October 16, 2017 Copibec Opt-Out Letter
  • October 5, 2017 LUFA Strike Support Letter
  • January 29, 2017 Sophie Kiwala Letter
  • November 14, 2016 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – 2nd contribution to UMFA
  • November 3, 2016 Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support – 1st contribution to UMFA
  • August 7, 2016 – Letter to Turkish Ambassador regarding University-Staff
  • June 15, 2016 – Donation to CUFA for their campaign to free Professor Homa Hoodfar from Iranian custody
  • April 27, 2016 – Letter of thanks from the Nipissing University Faculty Association
  • April 4, 2016 – Letter of support for Sessional Instructors at First Nations University
  • April 4, 2016 – Donation to USW Local 2010 Equal Pay Day Event
  • December 15, 2015 – Letter from Canadian Red Cross
  • December 1, 2015 – Donation to the Canadian Red Cross Refugee Crisis Fund
  • November 24, 2015 – Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support -3rd contribution to NUFA
  • November 17, 2015 – Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support- 2nd contribution to NUFA
  • November 11, 2015 KDLC sponsorship of Oliver Doyle Activism and Recognition Banquet
  • November 9, 2015 – Strike Fund Donation and Letter of Support- 1st contribution to NUFA
  • October 29, 2015 – Letter to Nipissing University Board of Governors, President, VPAR and Provost
  • September 22, 2015 Donation to QULA 50th Anniversary Celebration
  • June 25, 2015 – Letter from CAUT Academic Freedom Fund
  • May 5, 2015 – Letter from UNBC-FA
  • March 10, 2015 – Strike Fund Donation and letter of support to UNBC-FA
  • November 10, 2014 – Letter to Multi-Union Letter to Principal Woolf
  • November 3, 2014 – Letter to Members of Nipissing University Board of Governors

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