Category Archives: Fair Employment

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 Statement: International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia (17 May 2012)

(May 17, 2012) On the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, the Canadian Association of University Teachers recognizes the work of tireless activists working to combat discrimination and violence against gay, lesbian, trans, bisexual, two-spirited, and queer communities. The eradication … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Petition against Government Interference in Collective Bargaining

Email from LabourStart, 22 June 2011: As trade unionists we understand that the right to free collective bargaining without interference from the state is fundamental to what we do. When the state interferes on behalf of an employer our rights … Continue reading

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Chronicle of Higher Education: In Hiring and Promoting Female Faculty Members, It May Help to Have a Union

By Audrey Williams June, Chronicle of Higher Education, 15 September 2010 When it comes to increasing the numbers of female professors and promoting them up through the ranks, research institutions with faculty unions have an edge, a recent study shows.

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Poster: Northern Ontario School of Medicine Workers Deserve Fairness and Respect (18 August 2010)

The staff bargaining unit at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine has taken strike action to support their drive for a first collective agreement. NOSM-InfoFlyer

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CAUT Bulletin: Failed by the ‘Star’ System

By: Patricia Rae, Mark Jones, Annette Burfoot, and Frank Burke Excerpt from: CAUT Bulletin, June 2010 The federal government’s having allowed 13 universities to hire 19 “academic stars” without including a single woman, even in their shortlist of 36 nominees, … Continue reading

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