WLUFA appalled by OCADU lay off and elimination of Librarians

WLUFA is appalled with OCAD University’s recent decision to lay off four senior academic librarians and wholly eliminate a total of six positions as part of a restructuring process for the library. WLUFA is also deeply concerned that OCAD U would justify their decisions and align these cuts with a “decolonization approach,” which adds to[…]

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[…]

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.[…]

Solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en Nation / L’ACPPU solidaire de la nation Wet’suwet’en

** La version française suit ** Solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en Nation The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) expresses solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en Nation and its Hereditary Chiefs who are insisting upon respect for their autonomy and sovereignty over their unceded land.  Forceful intervention by the police will not resolve this dispute.  Respectful and meaningful[…]

Fair Dealing Week – February 24-28, 2020 / La Semaine de l’utilisation équitable – 24 au 28 février 2020

Memorandum 20:07 Date:  February 19, 2020 To:  Presidents and Administrative Officers; Locals, Provincials and Federated Associations From:  David Robinson, Executive Director Re:  Fair Dealing Week – February 24-28, 2020 Users’ rights under the Copyright Act, hard won after many years of advocacy, have been under attack. The publishing industry, in decline as it struggles to[…]

CAUT Letter re. Update of Core Competencies for the 21st Century CARL Librarians

Please find attached correspondence from CAUT addressed to Susan Haigh, Executive Director of the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL), providing comment on the draft update of the Core Competencies for the 21st Century CARL Librarians publication. The CAUT Librarians’ and Archivists’ Committee has identified several gaps in the draft update, particularly with respect to[…]

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