Outsourcing / Externalisation

Outsourcing   Several universities and colleges have or are considering outsourcing their IT systems to cloud computing providers such as Google and Microsoft 360. The attached briefing note, also available on the CAUT website, looks at the impact this has on the academic freedom and privacy rights of staff, and what academic staff associations can[…]

OCUFA Status of Women committee is now accepting nominations

Hello all,   The OCUFA Status of Women committee is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Award of Distinction. This award honours those who have improved the lives of women academic staff at Ontario universities and is presented to a member in good standing of an OCUFA-affiliated faculty association.   Information on the distinguished group[…]

Nominations for OCUFA’s 2015 Lorimer Distinguished Service Award for Bargaining – deadline December 18, 2015

Dear Colleagues:   Nominations are now open for OCUFA’s  2015 Lorimer Award. This award recognizes outstanding contributions to improving the terms and conditions of employment of Ontario university faculty through bargaining. It was created by OCUFA in 2009 in honor of Doug and Joyce Lorimer. Attached to this email, please find promotional flyers in English[…]

CAUT Dedicated Service Award / Prix pour services insignes de l’ACPPU

Memorandum 15:28   Date:  September 22, 2015   To:  Presidents and Administrative Officers, Local, Federated and Provincial Associations   From:  David Robinson, Executive Director   Re:  CAUT Dedicated Service Award   The CAUT Dedicated Service Award was established to recognize exceptional service provided by individuals at the local or provincial level.  This award is granted[…]

Harry Crowe Foundation Conference – Academic Freedom in the Managed University: Conflict, Controversy, and Control – February 26-27, 2016 – Toronto

Memorandum Date: September 16, 2015 To: Directors, Harry Crowe Foundation Presidents and Administrative Officers Local, Provincial and Federated Associations From: David C. Johnson, President Re: Academic Freedom in the Managed University: Conflict, Controversy, and Control   Academic freedom has always faced threats from powerful interests outside the university. Today, developments within our campuses are increasingly[…]

CAUT New Activist Workshop – November 26, 2015

Memorandum 15:21   Date:         September 9, 2015   To:             Presidents and Administrative Officers, Local and Federated Associations   From:        David Robinson, Executive Director   Re:             CAUT New Activist Workshop – November 26, 2015                              The recruitment and retention of members into active volunteer service is an ongoing challenge for[…]

Algoma Arbitration Award / Décision arbitrale concernant Algoma

Memorandum 15: 20 Date: September 1, 2015 To: Presidents and Administrative Officers, Local, Provincial and Federated Associations From: David Robinson, Executive Director Re: Algoma Arbitration Award I would like to advise you of an important arbitration award involving the Algoma University Faculty Association in which the University’s efforts to prevent arbitration of a tenure and[…]

Take Action – Selfies of Fed-up Contract Workers! / Agissez – des égoportraits de contractuels qui disent: assez, c’est assez!

From: CAUT / ACPPU [mailto:acppu@caut.ca] Sent: September-09-15 11:28 AM Subject: Take Action – Selfies of Fed-up Contract Workers! / Agissez – des égoportraits de contractuels qui disent: assez, c’est assez! *** La version française suit *** Memorandum 15:22 Date: September 9, 2015 To: Presidents and Administrative Officers, Local, Provincial and Federated Associations From: Sylvain Schetagne,[…]

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