Negotiations for the next collective agreement will begin in the spring of next year. At the MSA fall general meeting, Returning Officer Kirsten Milner, announced the members of the Negotiations team for 2020. Lee-Ann Jeffrey, ChairRamona KorpanCeline MillerHeather MolzanHarry Oosterhoff, Official Spokesperson Britany Thiessen, ScribeDonna-Mae Winquist, Ex-Officio
MSA attended the Resistance Town Hall held at MacEwan University on Dec 2, 2019 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm in the Multi-Purpose Room presented by the Alberta Federation of Labour. It was good to see some of our Board and membership in attendance to become informed of the issues with the budget cuts from the
The MacEwan Staff Association, the Students’ Association of MacEwan University and Grant MacEwan University Faculty Association have put out a joint statement uniting in opposition to the severe 7.9% cut to MacEwan University’s Campus Alberta Grant from the provincial government. They call upon the Minister of Advanced Education to reconsider the severity of the cuts
1. FALSE: The Alberta economy is hurting badly, so we can no longer afford overly-generous public services. TRUE: Stories of Alberta’s economic collapse have been greatly exaggerated. Alberta was hit hard by the collapse of global oil prices in 2014-15, but we still have the strongest economy in the country (as measured by GDP per capita) and we
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