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Hold the Date for the KFA AGM – 3:00-6:00 pm on Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Please join us: KFA Annual General Membership Meeting Tuesday, April 18, 2023 3:00 – 6:00 pm Via Zoom On the Agenda: 2023 Elections and Acclamations more
Season’s Greetings from your Kwantlen Faculty Association
Dear Kwantlen Faculty Association Members, Season’s Greetings! We hope this message finds you and yours all shoveled out of the snow and somewhere safe and more
KFA Online Open Office Hours Schedule for Spring 2023
Dear KFA Members, We are pleased to announce the KFA Open Office Hours schedule for Spring 2023. Representatives from the KFA Table Officers and/or Executive more
KFActs Newsletters
KFActs: Accommodations, Short-Term Disability, and Manulife 
By Rachelle Hollaway, Member-at-Large This article will help you understand the role that Manulife plays in some accommodation requests and all Short-Term Disability claims. For general information about 30 days’ more
KFActs: Working Post-65 and Benefits Coverage 
By Rachelle Hollaway, Member-at-Large It is becoming more common for faculty members to work past the traditional age of retirement. While the majority of benefits remain the same, faculty members more
KFActs: Important Information about Overpayments 
By Rachelle Hollaway, Member-at-Large Over the past few years, several faculty members have been asked to pay back money due to overpayment errors. Some common errors include workload percentage errors, more
Labour Affiliate News
May Day Rally!
Circulated on behalf of VDLC Join us on May 1st, International Workers’ Day, at 5:00pm for a rally at Vancouver City Hall! This May Day let’s all stand together for more
Private Members Bill C-228: Pension Protection
Shared on behalf of the Congress of Union Retirees of Canada This update is on Private Members Bill C-228 (Pension Protection).  Below is the link to the C-228 Committee Report more
FPSE-HRISC Speakers Tour 2023: Academic Freedom
FPSE-HRISC Speakers Tour 2023 Academic Freedom (Monday, March 20th @1pm PT) RSVP for Online (Zoom) Registration Although academic freedom is protected under most collective agreements, its use and scope are more