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CAUT Town Hall Series: COVID-19 and the Academic Job / Séances de discussion virtuelles de l’ACPPU : La COVID-19 et le travail académique

** La version française suit ** Memorandum 20:18 Date:  April 8, 2020 To:   Presidents and Administrative Officers; Local, Federated and Provincial Associations From:  David Robinson, Executive Director Re:  CAUT Town Hall Series: COVID-19 and the Academic Job CAUT has been working to provide guidance to academic staff associations on how to respond to the most common issues and questions on[…]

RE: Remote Teaching – Privacy and Intellectual Property Concerns / Enseignement à distance – enjeux de propriété intellectuelle et de protection de la vie privée

** La version française suit ** Remote Teaching – Privacy and Intellectual Property Concerns In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, universities and colleges in Canada have transitioned to remote instruction through various online platforms and software. Academic staff should be aware that these tools raise important privacy and intellectual property rights issues. This advisory is also[…]

Remote Teaching – Privacy and Intellectual Property Concerns / Enseignement à distance – enjeux de propriété intellectuelle et de protection de la vie privée 

Remote Teaching – Privacy and Intellectual Property Concerns In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, universities and colleges in Canada have transitioned to remote instruction through various online platforms and software. Academic staff should be aware that these tools raise important privacy and intellectual property rights issues. Surveillance Some software systems may allow administrators to conduct[…]

CAUT Bulletin − April 2020 on-line edition

** La version française suit ** Dear CAUT member association, Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian Association of University Teachers’ monthly publication, the CAUT Bulletin, will move to an online-only format for the time being − beginning with its April 2020 edition. The complete CAUT Bulletin is available for download in a PDF version on the CAUT[…]

Statement on Equity Implications of COVID 19

HI all, Please find attached OCUFA’s statement on the equity implications of the current pandemic prepared by the SWEC committee: Best wishes, Michael Michael Conlon, Ph.DExecutive DirectorOntario Confederation of University Faculty Associations17 Isabella StreetToronto, Ontario, Canada M4Y 1M7Tel: 416-979-2117 x229Fax: 416-593-5607E-mail: mconlon@ocufa.on.caWeb: www.ocufa.on.ca          www.academicmatters.ca          www.weteachontario.ca

Alberta urged to reverse education cuts as COVID-19 crisis takes hold

The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) is gravely concerned by the Government of Alberta’s refusal to reverse planned cuts to post-secondary education which will see over 600 workers laid off at the University of Alberta alone, most before March 31st. Despite outcries from the scientific community, and a national call to support workers and[…]

CAUT welcomes improved Canada Emergency Response Benefit

The federal government’s newly expanded and improved income support program for workers and their families is a valuable and timely measure, says the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT). “The COVID-19 pandemic is causing massive disruption worldwide and the next few weeks or months will be difficult for many workers who are experiencing job loss[…]

CAUT welcomes assistance for workers and calls for support of post-secondary education amid COVID-19 spread / L’ACPPU satisfaite des mesures d’aide aux travailleurs mais demande un support pour le secteur postsecondaire 

Across Canada, as universities and colleges are taking important steps to reduce the spread of COVID-19, CAUT welcomes the $27 billion in direct support to Canadians announced today by the federal government. This is an important step in ensuring that vulnerable Canadians, including post-secondary education workers and students, are adequately supported throughout this crisis. Many[…]

Quebec urged to reverse decision to suspend teachers’ collective agreements / Québec pressé de revenir sur sa décision de suspendre les conventions collectives du personnel enseignant

** La version française suit ** Quebec urged to reverse decision to suspend teachers’ collective agreements The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) is calling on the government of Quebec to reverse its decision to suspend the collective bargaining agreements for teachers in the province. Teachers were notified by email that agreements were no longer[…]

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