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This article was published 9/3/2011 (3172 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.
The University of Winnipeg and the U of W Faculty Association have agreed to a media blackout as they try to avert the first strike by professors in university history.
The two sides began last-minute conciliation talks this morning.
The 350 professors, librarians and coaches in the UWFA are scheduled to go out on strike at one minute after midnight tonight.
UWFA spokeswoman Prof. Shannon Sampert said she did not know when the blackout would be lifted.
U of W associate vice-president of external affairs Dan Hurley said he expected the media blackout would continue until or unless the two sides had something to report.
Most University of Winnipeg services will remain open tomorrow if professors go on strike, the U of W advised students Wednesday afternoon.
In the event of a stricke, classes would continue as usual in the following programs:
As well, in the event of a strike, the following services will continue at the university, according to the university's strike-related information website:
Meanwhile, the UWFA plans a mass picket line at 8 a.m. tomorrow. Here’s what the U of W Faculty Association has told its members about behaviour on the picket lines:
Updated on Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 4:27 PM CST: Adds information about what's open, what's closed.