Category Archives: CAUT & OCUFA

Job Opportunity at CAUT

The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) is seeking to fill the position of Professional Officer to assist in the Association’s membership engagement, campaigns, and outreach activities. See below for details about the position. Posting_Professional Officer – CAUT (2016-03) Offre demploi_Agent(e) professionnel(le)_ACPPU (2016-03) … Continue reading

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Conference, day of action to challenge rise of precarious work at Ontario universities

(This article is from the WLUFA Advocate February 2016 4.6.) The following is a press release issued by the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) TORONTO – Faculty, staff, and students are coming together to challenge the rise of … Continue reading

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Employment Standards Action

Attention: Contract Faculty Members Ontario is beginning its review of Employment Standards and Labour Relations and, likely more than anyone else at the university, Contract Faculty’s employment situation could be improved (or further damaged) through possible changes to both these … Continue reading

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Margin Notes – Redux: National Discussion about CAS

For those of you who have been following, the ‘Margin Notes’ blog of the online website for the AUCC’s University Affairs magazine, will know that the original column and my initial response, have had a series of other responses (they … Continue reading

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‘Margin Notes’: Scant Data on CAS and A Response

You can read Leo Charbonneau’s column about the scarce facts about contract academic staff in Canada. In the column, he draws upon The Record article to outline part of the issue. However, The Record made a couple of mistakes in … Continue reading

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University acts to avoid censure from CAUT

(This post was previously published as a page and was converted to a post on November 26, 2015.) Kathie Cameron, Professor, Mathematics, Chair of the JLC Jonathan Haxell, Archaeology, Executive Member Ottawa, November 26: The CAUT has withdrawn consideration of … Continue reading

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OCUFA Battles Government Misconceptions About Professoriate

This blog entry was actually posted on December 10, 2015. This article is from WLUFA Advocate 1.3 February 2013. Judy Bates, President of WLUFA As I know you are aware, the provincial government has indicated its desire to introduce far‐reaching … Continue reading

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