Monthly Archives: December 2012

Paul Young, Letter to Stephen Harper re Bill C-377 (13 December 2012)

Letter to Harper re Bill C-377 – 13 Dec. 2012, as sent 13 December 2012: The Right Honourable Stephen Harper Dear Mr. Harper, On behalf of the 1100 faculty, librarian, and archivist members of Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA), I … Continue reading

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CAUT: House of Commons Passes Anti-labour Bill C-377 (12 December 2012)

As emailed by Jim Turk, Executive Director, Canadian Association of University Teachers, to member associations, 12 December 2012: The House of Commons narrowed passed anti-labour Bill C-377 this evening by a 147-135 margin. The Bill now goes to the Senate.

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PACC Report for AGM (12 December 2012)

Political Action and Communications Committee (PACC) Report For QUFA Annual General Meeting, 12 December 2012 by Mark Jones, PACC co-chair QUFA’s Political Action and Communications Committee (PACC) members for 2012-13 are Emily Hill, Monika Holzschuh-Sator, Mark Jones (co-chair), Darko Matovic … Continue reading

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Helen Mo, Letter of Support for Prof. Michael Mason (12 December 2012)

As received by Paul Young, QUFA President, 12 December 2012: December 5, 2012 Dr. Paul Young, President Queen’s University Faculty Association 9 St. Lawrence Avenue Queen’s University K7L 3N6 Dear Dr. Young, As a Queen’s University alumna who once worked … Continue reading

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Oppose Bill C-377 (7 December 2012)

The Canadian Labour Congress has launched an online petition against Bill C-377, a private members’ bill that will force every union, every union local, every local labour council, every federation of labour, and the Canadian Labour Congress to file intrusive … Continue reading

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Kenneth Westhues, Correction of Mobbing Episodes in Higher Education (2009; posted 3 December 2012)

From Mobbing as a factor in faculty work life, a joint presentation to the International Conference on Globalization, Shared Governance, and Academic Freedom, sponsored by the American Association of University Professors,  Washington, DC, 11-13 June 2009; as posted on Prof. Westhues’ website, Workplace … Continue reading

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Kenneth Westhues, The Unkindly Art of Mobbing (2006; posted 3 December 2012)

From Academic Matters: the Journal of Higher Education, OCUFA, Fall 2006, pp. 18-19. Ken Westhues describes how academics can gang up on unpopular colleagues — and alerts readers to the signs that an academic “mobbing” is in the works.

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