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2017 CAS award recognizes Kimberly Ellis-Hale and James Gerlach

By Michele Kramer, President. The WLUFA CAS Award was created to recognize the exemplary contributions a Member of the Contract Academic Staff Bargaining Unit has made to the Association. This year, the WLUFA Executive unanimously voted to have the award … Continue reading

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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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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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“The Best Way to Play Your Cards Is To Place Them Face Up”

Newsletter outlining information and ideas behind the first four cards released as part of the Fair Employment Week campaign to raise the profile and concerns of Contract Academic Staff (CAS) and to compare that with the priority of senior administration.

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WLUFA – The First 25 Years

Twenty-five years ago, on September 26th, 1988, Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty Association (WLUFA) was certified as the bargaining agent for full-time faculty and librarians. It would be another 18 months or so before a first collective agreement (CA) was achieved … Continue reading

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Fair Employment Week

This blog entry was actually posted on December 3, 2015. This article is from WLUFA Advocate 1.1 October 2012. The annual Fairness in Employment Week highlights the “overuse and exploitation of contract academic staff”. The CAUT, our national federation of … Continue reading

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