Statement on Laurentian University’s ongoing CCAA process

In the strongest possible terms, WLUFA condemns the ongoing inaction of the provincial government in its failure to intervene to stop the commercial bankruptcy process (the Companies’ Creditors Arrangements Act – CCAA) initiated by Laurentian University’s administration. WLUFA stands in solidarity with our colleagues at the Laurentian University Faculty Association / Association des professeures et […]

WLUFA Election Results: Executive Committee 2021/2022

Sent on behalf of the WLUFA Nominations & Elections Committee Greetings, We are pleased to announce the results of the 2021 WLUFA Executive Committee election as per the WLUFA Constitution which can be found here: 2021/2022 Executive Committee Members Name                                                   Sapna Isotupa                                              Jim Gerlach                                                               Anne-Marie Allison                                     Kimberly Ellis-Hale                                       Robin Slawson                                              Marcia Oliver                                                Andrew […]

Memorandum 21:20 : Registration for CAUT Online Spring Organizing School

Date:  April 7, 2021 To:  Presidents and Administrative Officers; Local and Federated Associations From:  David Robinson, Executive Director Re:  Registration for CAUT Online Spring Organizing School Register for CAUT’s spring organizing school. CAUT is once again offering a bilingual online training program to help academic staff association leaders and activists sharpen their organizing skills and to network and brainstorm with […]

Letter from Presidents of Golden Horseshoe FAs on Laurentian CCAA Process

On April 6th, faculty association presidents from the Golden Horseshoe area released an open letter directed at Minister Romano, with five demands: substitute meaningful consultation with stakeholders for the flawed Senate process, share all key documents with the parties, provide increased funding to LU, support the education completion of the students at the federated colleges […]

CAUT Memorandum 21:18

PDF Versions of the memo follow below Date:  March 31, 2021 To:  Presidents and Administrative Officers; Local, Federated and Provincial Associations From:  David Robinson, Executive Director Re:  Update to Federal Policy Statement on Research Security The Government of Canada issued an update to their Research Security Policy Statement on March 24, in response to perceived threats of foreign interference […]

REMINDER: Health & Safety Training and COVID-19 / RAPPEL : Formation en santé et sécurité et COVID-19

REMINDER: Health and Safety Training and COVID-19 Health and safety regulations and standards are one of the most important tools academic staff associations and unions have for protecting their members during the COVID-19 pandemic. CAUT’s education program provides several health and safety training modules that are tailored to addressing the specific hazards and challenges created […]

CAUT Memorandum 21:19

Memorandum 21:19 Date:  April 1, 2021 To:  Local, Federated and Provincial Associations From:  Peter McInnis, CAUT Vice-President; Chair, CAUT Publications Committee Re:  Introducing the CAUT Journal The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) is launching a new online refereed publication on topics of vital interest to academic staff in the post-secondary sector. Please help us spread the word about the CAUT Journal. […]

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