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: https://www.wlufa.ca/governance-2/. 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[…]

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.[…]

WLUFA Denounces Trump Executive Action and Stands in Solidarity with our Muslim Community

[Posted on behalf of the WLUFA Executive.] Ignorance is not bliss; it is a danger to society. WLUFA stands in solidarity with Muslims and others who condemn the Executive Order taken by Donald Trump that bans citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. We also extend our sympathies for and solidarity with[…]

Sexual Violence on Campus: “Academic Matters” and Resources

[Posted on behalf of WLUFA Executive.] While some of you may have already received a hard copy of Academic Matters Winter 2017 issue, the WLUFA Executive feels that its subject matter, “Sexual Violence on Campus”, and its connection to the growing body of work being done by our own members, merits our bringing it into[…]

Open letter from WLUFA opposing the library cuts at University of Ottawa

Posted on behalf of Michele Kramer, WLUFA President. Mr. Jacques Frémont President, University of Ottawa President’s Office Tabaret Hall 550 Cumberland, room 212 Ottawa, Ontario November 24, 2016 Dear Mr. Frémont, I write to you as a concerned citizen of the University of Ottawa community. I am distressed at the news of the proposed cuts[…]

Laurier admin has filed for conciliation and WLUFA’s letter to other associations

(Posted on behalf of Michele Kramer, WLUFA President.) Dear Colleagues, The message below has been circulated to faculty associations across the country. It offers an overview of the state of our current Contract Faculty negotiations and the issues that are keeping the Parties apart at the table. Please note that, since this message was sent[…]

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