Category: Welcome

The MRFA: A Service or a Nexus?

By Marc Schroeder What is a union for? According to the service model, or “business unionism,” members receive services and representation in exchange for the dues they pay. Workplace concerns are processed according to grievance and other legally- and contractually-provided mechanisms, often by professional… Continue Reading “The MRFA: A Service or a Nexus?”


The MRFA’s Professional Development and Diversity and Equity Committees are co-hosting a series of sessions relating to equity, diversity, and inclusion in the learning environment. More details will be available closer to the date of each event and you can register to attend any… Continue Reading “MRFA EDI Series”

MRFA Volunteer list to Support Members Isolating

The following MRFA members have volunteered to provide support to colleagues who are isolating or under quarantine due to the pandemic. This support may vary but could include things such as grocery delivery. Members who are isolating and needing support are welcome to contact… Continue Reading “MRFA Volunteer list to Support Members Isolating”

Joint Statement from the MRU Coalition Presidents on Mental Health and the Pandemic

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Make Time to Stay Active this Winter

By Katya Sodamin These days we are always busy. It seems there is forever something to do, somewhere to be, something to learn, or someone to follow up with. All too easily are we caught up in our endless to do lists and we… Continue Reading “Make Time to Stay Active this Winter”