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Options for early retirement

In the most recent round of negotiations, there was significant discussion amongst the Membership in terms of early retirement packages and how there is a general feeling that early retirement packages will no longer exist for WLUSA Members. Historically, when the University has faced budget constraints, an early retirement incentive program is launched as a […]

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WLUSA ratifies tentative agreement

After a ratification meeting held on September 3, 2020, Members of the Wilfrid Laurier University Staff Association (WLUSA), a bargaining unit under the Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation (OSSTF), voted 94% in favour of ratifying the new Collective Agreement. Wilfrid Laurier University’s Board of Governors is set to meet on Friday, September 11 to ratify […]

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Calling all football fans!!

Huddle up WLUSA – it’s game time!! NFL Football is a go for the 2020 season and it’s time to have some fun! We are kicking off the season with our first annual WLUSA football office pool!! Each week, you will pick which team is going to win their matchup – each correct pick earns […]

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New Term, New Look

As we approach September, we are reminded of what the start of the academic year brings to Laurier: new adventures, new beginnings – and for WLUSA, this year includes the added excitement of our newly designed website, wlusa.ca. The site was revamped specifically for the benefit of our Membership, from content to design, our Members […]

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Bargaining Update: Membership meeting

Thank you to everyone who attended the Membership meeting on August 13th. We received some great questions and amazing feedback on both the issues that have been resolved and the issues that remain outstanding. Your passion towards the things that are important you to was apparent and welcome. The next step is to resume bargaining […]

New Date – Annual General Meeting

While we all hoped that we would be able to gather together in a large room again soon to catch up with our friends, network with our colleagues, and enjoy a meal together, the government restrictions that remain in place to protect our health and well being have forced us to move the Annual General […]

Modifying your vehicle for summer?

Thinking about installing a roof rack on your car for bikes or skis, or modifying your vehicle in another way? Always inform your insurer before you make any changes to your vehicle. Modifications can impact your insurance if they alter the vehicle’s safety, increase the likelihood of an accident or increase the value of the […]