Scholar’s Strike Canada – September 9-10, 2020 / Grève des universitaires du Canada – les 9 et 10 septembre 2020

** La  version  française suit ** Memorandum 20:44 Date:  September 2, 2020 To:   Presidents and Administrative Officers; Local, Federated and Provincial Associations From:  David Robinson, Executive Director Re:  Scholar’s Strike Canada – September 9-10, 2020 On September 9 and 10, academics in Canada are planning to pause their regular teaching and administrative duties to participate in activities and actions to[…]

CAUT Town Hall: Labour Under Attack – Implications for Academic Workplaces – August 26 – 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm (EDT) / Séance de discussion de l’ACPPU : Les attaques contre les syndicats et leurs conséquences pour les milieux académiques – le 26 août,…

***** La version française suit ***** Memorandum 20:40 Date: August 13, 2020 To: Presidents and Administrative Officers: Local, Federated and Provincial Associations From: David Robinson, Executive Director Re: CAUT Town Hall: Labour Under Attack – Implications for Academic Workplaces – August 26 – 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm (EDT) Several provincial governments across the country are restricting collective bargaining rights and[…]

Labour Day 2020 Update #1 / Première mise à jour sur la fête du Travail 2020

Le français suit.To: Members of the CLC Canadian Council, Federations of Labour, Labour Councils and CLC Staff Greetings,With one month to go before Labour Day, the Canadian Labour Congress is gearing up to provide labour councils and affiliates with the tools they need to make this Labour Day a resounding success.On September 7, 2020, Canada’s unions will[…]

Brantford Faculty Coffee Chat

All Brantford faculty are cordially invited to pop online and join us for an informal coffee chat on August 20th from 11:00 a.m. to 12 noon.  Co-hosted by your WLUFA reps: Chris Klassen and Abby Goodrum, your Women’s Faculty Colleague: Nuha Dwaikat-Shaer, and your EDI Colleague: Lamina Diallo.  No agenda, just an opportunity to come together and[…]

WLUFA Service Opportunity

In follow up to our email asking for nominations to serve on various WLUFA committees, WLUFA is still in need of nominations for the following: If you are currently serving on a committee, we welcome your continuing participation.  If you are interested in joining, or continuing on, any of the following committees, please let Linda[…]

Fall 2020 Teaching

Email sent to the membership Mon. Aug 10, 2020 on behalf of David Monod, WLUFA President: Dear colleagues, Many of you will have already seen the attached document setting out principles for Fall teaching.  The document is already being circulated to chairs and from them to many of you. I’m sorry we didn’t get something[…]

Ten Actions to Advance Equity During COVID-19 / Dix mesures pour promouvoir l’équité durant la COVID-19

***** La version française suit ***** Memorandum 20:39 Date: August 6, 2020 To: Presidents and Administrative Officers; Local, Federated and Provincial Associations From: David Robinson, Executive Director Re: Ten Actions to Advance Equity During COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified inequities in the academic workplace. For example: § Women, racialized and Indigenous academic staff are most vulnerable to course cancellations, job loss,[…]

Memo 2038 Information Advisory Regarding Changes to International Student Permits / Note 2038 Note d’information relative aux changements aux permis des étudiants étrangers

***** La version française suit ***** Memorandum 20:38 Date:  August 6, 2020   To:  Presidents and Administrative Officers: Local, Federated and Provincial Associations  From:  David Robinson, Executive Director Re:  Information Advisory Regarding Changes to International Student Permits On July 20, 2020, the Government of Canada released new information on how international students will receive study permits for Fall 2020. A new two-step approval process[…]

Firing of Hong Kong professor condemned / L’ACPPU condamne le licenciement d’un professeur de Hong Kong

** 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[…]

Join educators, students and parents to call for a safe reopening of schools in September

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[…]

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