Tag Archives: job security

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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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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Students & workers united

(This article is from the WLUFA Advocate October 2016 5.1.) Toby Finlay Laurier Student, LSPIRG Students have a responsibility to support Contract Faculty. Contract Academic Staff (CAS) make an important contribution to the quality of education students receive at Laurier. However, without … Continue reading

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An open letter from your WLUFA president

(This article is from the WLUFA Advocate October 2016 5.1.) Dear Colleagues, As you know, our Contract Faculty have been at the negotiating table with the Administration since June 1 of this year. They have met over a dozen times since negotiations … Continue reading

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Outsourcing custodial jobs is at odds with Laurier’s mission and reputation

A letter to Dr. Blouw from Dr. Don Wells, McMaster University Laurier’s custodial staff is fighting to protect their jobs and their futures. Dr. Don Wells, a labour studies scholar at McMaster University, recently wrote Dr. Blouw urging him to … Continue reading

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News from your Contract Faculty Liaison:

This blog entry was actually posted on December 9, 2015. This article is from the WLUFA Advocate 1.2 December 2012. Helen Ramirez, Women & Gender Studies The level of concern, discussion and action occurring in response to the IPRM has … Continue reading

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