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Laurier community supports Canadian Blood Services with 477 blood donations

Jan. 13, 2021 “Extraordinary” sums up Wilfrid Laurier University’s support for Canadian Blood Services in 2020.   Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Laurier donors contributed 477 units of blood to Canadian Blood Services – a record-breaking amount that surpassed the university’s pledge goal by 127 donations.   “The pandemic has changed many things, but not the continued […]

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WLUSA remembers Margaret Dilworth

Margaret Dilworth, a retiree and former WLUSA Member, passed away on November 6th, 2020. A Laurier employee in the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics for 36 years, Margaret also volunteered her time to WLUSA as their gift coordinator, purchasing cards and gifts for WLUSA Members who were about to retire, as a thank you […]

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Open Call – Joint Committees

The WLUSA Executive is accepting applications to fill one (1) vacancy on the Joint Health & Safety Committee (JHSC) and one (1) vacancy on the Professional Development Fund Committee. As a Member of the JHSC, you will discuss health and safety issues that impact the Waterloo and Kitchener Campuses of the University. Committee meetings will […]

Support staff at U. of Ottawa reach tentative agreement

The support staff Bargaining Unit at the University of Ottawa (PSUO-SSUO), represented by the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF/FEESO), has reached a tentative agreement with the University of Ottawa. Strike action is suspended pending ratification. The membership showed enormous solidarity and strength through a lengthy and difficult round of bargaining. Their support for their […]

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Support staff at U. of Ottawa on legal strike

The support staff bargaining unit at the University of Ottawa (PSUO-SSUO) of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF/FEESO) went on legal strike as of 12:01 a.m., Monday, October 19, after nineteen months of bargaining did not result in a tentative agreement. Over 1,300 members of the PSUO-SSUO Bargaining Unit provide support and services to […]