Fair Employment Week – October 23 to October 27, 2017: Make it fair! / Semaine de l’équité d’emploi – du 23 au 27 octobre 2017 : Justice pour tous!

(la version française suit) Memorandum 17:25   Date:  September 15, 2017   To:  Presidents and Administrative Officers; Local and Federated Associations   From:  David Robinson, Executive Director   Re:  Fair Employment Week – October 23 to October 27, 2017: Make it fair!          Fair Employment Week (FEW) is coming up fast, immediately following a CAUT[…]

National Survey on Contract Academic Staff / Enquête nationale auprès du personnel académique contractuel

Memorandum 17:23   Date:    September 13, 2017   To:  Presidents and Administrative Officers; Local and Federated Associations   From:  David Robinson, Executive Director   Re:  National Survey on Contract Academic Staff   Please participate in a survey of Contract Academic Staff (CAS) in Canada   The Canadian Association of University Teachers is undertaking the[…]

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

Memorandum 17:20   Date:  September 5, 2017   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[…]

Labour Day Picnic 2017

Dear Colleagues,   For those of you who are in town on Monday 4 September 2017, the Labour Day picnic is held at Waterloo Park ​between 12:00 noon and 4:00 pm, and the picnic includes activities for children.   All the proceeds from the day will be donated to the United Way Waterloo Region ​ Please Note: Bill 148 ​Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act   Take[…]

We need that money//On a besoin de cet argent

Dear activist,  Our pre-budget submission is in and here is a scoop :) We think that the federal government should invest in fundamental science. Join our campaign. CAUT is urging the government to act on the recommendations of the Naylor Report and invest $1.3 billion over 4 years. We also made recommendations to sustain Canada’s[…]

$15 and Fairness Update

The fight for $15 and Fairness is far from over. Next week the clause-by-clause review begins and your support is needed now more than ever. Please contact your MPP and express your support for Bill 148 and the amendments that will radically improve the work life of your Contract Faculty colleagues.   In September, the[…]

Fundamental Science: Advocacy and Engagement / Science fondamentale : défense des intérêts et engagement

Memorandum 17:19   Date:  August 16, 2017   To:  Presidents and Administrative Officers, Local, Federated and Provincial Associations   From:  David Robinson, Executive Director   Re:  Fundamental Science: Advocacy and Engagement The Advisory Panel on Federal Support for Fundamental Science issued its final report in April 2017. Chaired by Dr. David Naylor, it provides a[…]

OCUFA submission on Bill 148, Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs Act

Dear colleagues,   OCUFA has submitted recommendations on how Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act can be improved. The recommendations focus on delivering fairness for contract faculty, and follow two weeks of public committee hearings at which more than ten faculty associations presented their priorities for improving the bill.   OCUFA’s response to Bill[…]

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