United Way COVID-19 Emergency Fund

The Executive Committee voted to make a donation to the United Way COVID-19 Emergency Fund.  A donation of $500.00 has been donated to each of the Waterloo and Brantford Chapters. Should you wish to make your own donation the links are below! Waterloo – http://www.uwaywrc.ca/communityresponsefund/ Brantford – https://www.brantunitedway.org/emergency-community-support-fun

CAUT calls on the federal government to extend emergency wage subsidy support to universities and colleges

In recommendations presented to the federal Finance Committee, the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) is calling on the federal government to allow universities and colleges to access the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS). “Universities and colleges, like other organizations, need financial support to retain and pay employees during the COVID-19 pandemic,” says CAUT Executive[…]

WLUFA and University ratify new agreement

Sent on behalf of David Monod, WLUFA President: The membership of the Wilfrid Laurier Faculty Association (WLUFA) and the Executive and Governance Committee of the university’s Board of Governors have ratified a new collective agreement. The agreement covers the university’s 549 full-time faculty and 21 professional librarians. The agreement runs from July 1, 2020 to[…]

Call for Nominations for CAUT Lee Lorch Award / Appel de candidatures pour le Prix Lee Lorch de l’ACPPU

** La version française suit ** Memorandum 20:32 Date:  May 28, 2020 To:   Presidents and Administrative Officers; Local, Provincial and Federated Associations From:  David Robinson, Executive Director Re:  Call for Nominations for CAUT Lee Lorch Award CAUT is soliciting nominations for the 2020-21 CAUT Lee Lorch Award. The Award is given annually to recognize an academic who has excelled in[…]

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