The fact that the SFUO either has no policy on executive spending, or has one so obscure that a major auditing firm couldn’t track it down is a glaring issue. No matter what, it’s unacceptable to have a student federation with no policy to control spending by the executive.

SFUO cites legal worries for GA motions, inflation and administration fees for health plan The last Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) Board of Administration (BOA) meeting of the 2016-17 academic year, which took place on April 26, saw several important developments. SFUO reduces GA power Two motions were brought forward to change …

The union wrote that “it is troubling that the Union was told during collective bargaining that the maximum wage increase Management could give to its part-time employees was $0.17 per hour (which represents a 1.7% increase), when the SFUO clearly had $37,200 (the total cost of the proposed Executive members’ raise) available for additional wage increases.”