CBC News: U of A support staff fear more job losses coming with restructuring

NASA President Elizabeth Johannson spoke with CBC News about the impact of the U of A for Tomorrow restructuring plan.


Support staff at the University of Alberta claim their voices are going unheard in discussions about the school's looming academic restructuring.

With a goal of saving millions by 2022 and reducing dependency on provincial government funding — which has been reduced — the university is forming a transformation plan this fall, consulting with community members through town halls, roundtable discussions and online engagement tools.

Support staff are frustrated with the consultation process, according to Elizabeth Johannson, the president of the Non-Academic Staff Association. 

"They feel that the process that's happening isn't transparent and there are not a lot of avenues for actually having an impact or giving feedback," Johannson told CBC News on Thursday.

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