Category Archives: Collective Bargaining

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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QUFA invites Faculty to Celebrate Fair Employment Week at Grad Club, Wed., 24 October, 4-6 PM.

As sent to QUFA members by Paul Young via qufacomm, 22 October 2012: Dear Colleagues, Fair Employment Week (FEW) is a coordinated nationwide observance promoting awareness of the role of contract academic staff on campus. Canadian universities rely increasingly on … Continue reading

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Fair Employment Week at Queen’s, 22-28 October (15 October 2012)

Fair Employment Week (FEW) is a coordinated nationwide observance promoting awareness of the role of contract academic staff on campus.  Canadian universities rely increasingly on Contract Academic Staff—that is, on hiring experts to teach for contractually limited periods.

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CAUT Declares an ALERT for Concordia University College of Alberta (2 October 2012)

As emailed by the Executive Committee, Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT), to the CAUT Discussion List, 2 October 2012: CAUT has issued an ALERT to draw attention to the serious threat to the collective bargaining rights of the faculty … Continue reading

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Bargaining impasse and potential work stoppage for faculty and librarians at the University of St. Michael’s College (28 September 2012)

Email from Scott Prudham, President, University of Toronto Faculty Association, to CAUT Discussion List, 28 September 2012: Dear colleagues, I am writing to alert you concerning the breakdown in negotiations for a first contract for faculty and librarians at the University … Continue reading

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OCUFA: Ontario government compensation freeze legislation for the Broader Public Sector (12 September 2012)

Email from Mark Rosenfeld, Executive Director, Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations, to member associations, 12 September 2012: Dear Colleagues: As many of you may have heard, the Ontario government has stated that it intends to introduce legislation that will … Continue reading

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