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Century Club

I am struggling with the notion of the Century Club.  It indicates age or rather aging bodies.  There’s no certificate from the Queen for having crossed the 100 line nor is there any personal pride.  All it does is say … Continue reading

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Century club inductees

(This article is from the WLUFA Advocate April 2017 5.2.) Having taught 100 or more courses at Laurier is worthy of recognition in and of itself but, when that milestone is reached by a Contract Faculty member it is a testament to … Continue reading

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WLUFA equity and diversity town hall a success

(This article is from the WLUFA Advocate April 2017 5.2.) By Laurie Jacklin , Society, Culture & Environment & Michele Kramer, President. The issue of equity has been on most faculty association agendas for quite some time, but it has … Continue reading

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Fight for $15 & fairness on the Brantford campus

(This article is from the WLUFA Advocate April 2017 5.2) By Eddie Sauvé, MA Candidate, Social Justice and Community Engagement. This term, students at Laurier-Brantford have begun a campaign for the Fight for $15 & Fairness. Provincially the movement is … Continue reading

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Contract Faculty Celebration

While it came into being as Contract Faculty’s Strike Headquarters, 165 University Ave – Unit 15’s final act will be to host a Contract Faculty Celebratory BYO Beverage of Choice Pizza Party! On February 15th from 3:30-5:30, all Contract Faculty and … Continue reading

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February 14th 2017 marks Ontario’s The Fight for $15 & Fairness Coordinated Campus Day of Action Campaign

In the face of increasingly precarious and low wage job growth, fully two thirds of Canadians have registered their approval for a $15 an hour national minimum wage (Two Thirds Approval for $15 National Minimum Wage). In support of this, … Continue reading

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The UFC: Cynicism Versus Optimism of the Will

By Garry Potter Until last Monday night I believed that the single biggest problem stopping Contract Faculty from improving their situation was the ignorance, arrogance and egoism of the full-time faculty. Most full-time faculty fail to understand that the institutionalized … Continue reading

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