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Online Learning

Hello!   This is directed to any Contract Faculty Members who have taught any online learning courses in the recent past. If you have not done any online teaching, please disregard this message.   WLUFA has serious concerns about violations of our Members’ academic freedom rights and we’d like to hear from you if you[…]

Precarity Penalty Report

The Precarity Penalty, a newly released report on poverty and precarious jobs confirms the sad reality that more and more people in southern Ontario are joining the ranks of the working poor. Universities have traditionally been places for good – that is relatively secure and well paying – jobs. No more. They are very much[…]

News release: Nova Scotia universities face sanction from national university teachers’ group

**** Le français suivra**** For immediate release Nova Scotia universities face sanction from national university teachers’ group (Ottawa – May 7, 2015) The association representing the country’s academic staff is warning that Nova Scotia’s universities could be sanctioned if they try to use new powers that many say violates constitutionally protected rights, and undermines academic[…]

Call for Nominations: Women’s Faculty Colleague – Waterloo Campus

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FROM THE LAURIER WOMEN’S CAUCUS FOR THE POSITION OF WOMEN’S FACULTY COLLEAGUE FOR 2015-2016 WATERLOO CAMPUS ONLY. Please note that the Brantford incumbent’s term expires in 2016. We write to invite nominations from the Women’s Caucus (consisting of all female full-time and contract faculty and professional librarians) for one faculty member with[…]

WLUFA Condemns Nova Scotia’s Bill 100

The cutting edge of the attack on collegial governance these days is on Canada’s east coast. Despite considerable opposition from faculty, labour and opposition parties, Nova Scotia’s Liberal government has just passed Bill 100, The Universities Accountability and Sustainability Act. The Bill threatens to override all Collective Agreements of campus employees, opening the door to[…]

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