** La version française suit ** Firing of Hong Kong professor condemned The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) condemns the dismissal of pro-democracy activist professor Benny Tai from his tenured position as an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Hong Kong. “The firing of Professor Tai is another signal that academic freedom […]
Subject: Join educators, students and parents to call for a safe reopening of schools in September Sent on behalf of Sue Wurtele, OCUFA Vice-president: Dear colleagues, Parents and educators are organizing a provincial day of action next week on Wednesday, July 29 at 12pm to call for a safe and well-funded reopening of schools in September. OCUFA will […]
Some of you may have noticed a new course showing up in your MyLS called ‘Contract Faculty Community’. To access this community forum go to the Self-Registration button at the top left corner of your main MyLearningSpace page. It is a space for us to share information and to create community during these unprecedent times. I hope […]
Please be advised that Abby Goodrum (Full-time Liaison Officer for the Brantford Campus) has taken on Liaison Officer duties for the Waterloo Campus as well. If you have any matters that you wish brought to the attention of the WLUFA Executive Committee, please contact her ([email protected]).
It is again time when WLUFA is asking for nominations to our committees! In order to bring more order and transparency to the process, WLUFA is sending this email to all Association members asking if they are interested in serving on, or continuing to serve on, WLUFA committees. It is WLUFA’s practice that all members […]
* La version française suit ** Memorandum 20:36 Date: July 13, 2020 To: Presidents and Administrative Officers: Local and Federated Associations From: David Robinson, Executive Director Re: CAUT On-line Organizing School – Engaging & Mobilizing Members in the Fall The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified challenges facing academic staff and the sector. Austerity plans are already underway in some provinces […]
Greetings Contract Faculty, Many of you have asked WLUFA for clarification about where you are to send your confirmation letter from Teaching and Learning for the CF Special Payment for Fall 2020. This is what WLUFA knows: everything is being arranged through Departments/Deans’ offices. Please check with your Department first. When you submit the completion letter […]
on the article ‘Faculty should push back during COVID-1 9 ’ (Bulletin ) /‘ The academy’s neoliberal response to COVID-19: Why faculty should be wary and how we can push back ’ (Academic Matters ) by Honor Brabazon Join other faculty/instructors July 3rd on Zoom to • Share experiences and raise concerns about the implications […]