The University of Manitoba Faculty Association (UMFA) is the certified bargaining agent for approximately 1200 full-time academic staff at the University of Manitoba. Relations between the Association and the university administration are governed by a Collective Agreement.
UMFA advocates for Members’ rights and the continual improvement of their working conditions at the university. Prospective Members are encouraged to review the material relevant to them on the website and also to contact the Association for further information and assistance.
UMFA belongs to the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) and to the National Union of CAUT (NUCAUT), through which we maintain membership in the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and the Manitoba Federation of Labour (MFL). We are also a member of the Manitoba Organization of Faculty Associations (MOFA).
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The UMFA Constitution establishes the Objectives of the Association as: