EVENTS - CAUT FAIR EMPLOYMENT

EVENTS

Oct 4 2018

Media Training for Fair Employment Week

Fair Employment Week is all about raising awareness and challenging the rise of precarious employment at Canadian post-secondary schools. So let’s do it together:

Plan your local event, and then register for CAUT’s FEW media training webinar taking place on October 3 at 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. EST....

Oct 22 2018

Campus Unity Coffeehouse

WLUFA's Campus Unity Coffee House: Hot beverages, delicious muffins and great company! Please join Contract Faculty in kicking off Fair Employment Week. All are welcomed
Oct 22 2018

Shattering Myths about Contract Academic Staff

Campus Information booths set up to inform and test student/faculty awareness of contract academic staff matters at Mount Royal University.
Oct 23 2018

Fair Employment Week Event

Fair Employment Week! BUFA is hosting an information table in the MC A-Block corridor from 10am to 3pm, on Tuesday, October 23rd. Please join us! Visit our table in the BUSU Advocacy corner to show your support for our colleagues with precarious positions, and for the students whom they teach....
Oct 23 2018
Oct 23 2018

Fair Employment Week Info Booth

Visit our booth at the NEST between 11-1 to sign a petition, chat with some of UBC’s contract faculty members and share some sweet treats! For a full schedule of events, check out the Contract Faculty Section on the UBCFA website: https://www.facultyassociation.ubc.ca/services-and-assistance/programs-and-events/sessional-lecturers-events/
Oct 23 2018

Presentation by MPP Jamie West at Laurentian University

On Friday, Oct. 26, Sudbury MPP Jamie West, who has taught in the University’s Labour Studies program, will be speaking about fair employment for academic staff at the Atrium at 2:30 pm. Nickel Belt MPP France Gélinas will also be in attendance.
Oct 23 2018

Contract Faculty Hiring Information Sessions

Contract faculty members at MRU are invited to attend an information session to ensure they know their rights in workload allocation procedures. (A follow up session is provided for Chairs to increase awareness of provisions for Contract Faculty under the Collective Agreement)
Oct 23 2018

Presentation by MPP Jamie West at Laurentian University

On Friday, Oct. 26, Sudbury MPP Jamie West, who has taught in the University’s Labour Studies program, will be speaking about fair employment for academic staff at the Atrium at 2:30 pm. Nickel Belt MPP France Gélinas will also be in attendance.
Oct 23 2018

Why Solidarity Matters for All Faculty: JP Hornick & RM Kennedy from OPSEU CAAT-A Bargaining Team

Guest speakers JP Hornick and RM Kennedy will provide an update on the College situation and speak to the importance of faculty unity. All are welcome to WLUFA's Wine & Cheese / Speakers Event - a special invitation is extended to faculty at Conestoga College and the University of Waterloo...
Oct 23 2018

Book launch: Non-Regular: Precarious academic labour at Emily Carr University of Art + Design

Join us for the launch of "Non-Regular," a book made in collaboration with 27 instructors and artists speaking candidly about the conditions of their labour. To mark its publication, a panel of artists and researchers will consider the question: HOW DOES EMPLOYMENT PRECARITY AFFECT OUR ART AND RESEARCH PRACTICES? With:...
Oct 24—26 2018

Fair Employment Week Information Table/Performance Art

Directed towards students, faculty, and staff, this information table is in fact a holistic, performance event, taking place over a period of two days. Highlighting the lived experiences of Contract Academic Staff, and manifesting - through performance - how opportunity, security, and respect can enhance the standards of the university...
Oct 24 2018

Fair Employment Week Info Booth

The Sessional Committee of WUFA is hosting an information booth in the CAW Student Center at the University of Windsor to educate students, faculty, staff and others on the work of sessional instructors and the precarious nature of their jobs. Free Coffee and cake will be handed out while supplies...
Oct 24 2018

Fair Employment Week Tables

Our Faculty Association will have information tables in Buildings 7 and 9 from 11:00AM to 2:00PM, staffed by members of your Board of Directors. If you can't make it to the Open House, stop by a table, read through the materials, and chat with a Board member!
Oct 24 2018

Fair Employment Week Open House

Your Faculty Association will be hosting another Open House this year from 10:00AM to 3:00PM on October 24 just outside the GMUFA offices in 7-102. Snacks and refreshments will be available. This is an excellent opportunity to socialize with colleagues from across the university and to discuss the important issues...
Oct 24 2018

ULFA's Fair Employment Week

ULFA on Campus – We’ll bring the coffee. You bring the ideas. – Join us as we discuss Fair Employment Week & Contract Academic Staff working at UofL and what ULFA is doing about it. When: October 24, 2018 Time: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: TH241
Oct 24 2018

LUFA Information Desk

LUFA is joining with CAUT members across Canada in hosting events on campus in support of fair treatment for all academic staff during Fair Employment Week from Oct. 22-26. Laurentian faculty members will be staffing an information desk in the Bowling Alley (Faculty of Arts) Wednesday from 11 am to...
Oct 24 2018

Contract Faculty FEW Gathering

Raise a glass, cup or mug with fellow Contract Faculty in support of Fair Employment Week.
Oct 25 2018

FEW Information Tabling

Stop by Contract Faculty Information Tables to learn more about Contract Faculty and show your support.
Oct 25 2018

Shattering Myths about Contract Academic Staff

Campus Information booths set up to inform and test student/faculty awareness of contract academic staff matters at Mount Royal University.
Oct 25 2018

LUFA Information Desk

LUFA is joining with CAUT members across Canada in hosting events on campus in support of fair treatment for all academic staff during Fair Employment Week from Oct. 22-26. Laurentian faculty members will be staffing an information desk in the Bowling Alley (Faculty of Arts) on Thursday from 11 am...
Oct 25 2018

Contract Faculty Hiring Information Sessions

Information Session provided for Academic Unit Chairs to increase awareness of provisions for Contract Faculty under the MRFA/MRU Collective Agreement.
Oct 25 2018

"Degrees of Shame" Film Screening at Laurentian University

On Thursday, Oct. 25, the film, "Degrees of Shame," will also be shown in Room C-206 from 2:30 to 3:30 pm. Refreshments will be served. The documentary explores the economic situation and working conditions of contract academic staff in the US, suggesting an information economy parallel to migrant farm workers....
Oct 25 2018

Labour of Love: The Precarity Roadshow

CUPE 3902 (representing contract teaching staff at the U of Toronto) wants to know what contract academics are REALLY passionate about! We are inviting contract academic workers (part-time and full-time) to show off their polished projects, their works-in-progress, their diamonds in the rough. We are open to pretty much any...
Oct 26 2018

Lakehead Orillia Info Table

Stop by the Fair Employment Week table from 10am to 1pm to sign the pledge in support of fairness for contract faculty, chat with some of Lakehead's contract faculty members, and grab a button!
Oct 26 2018

Lakehead Info Table

Stop by the Fair Employment Week table from 10am to 1pm to sign the pledge in support of fairness for contract faculty, chat with some of Lakehead's contract faculty members, and grab a button!
Oct 26 2018

FEW Lower Mainland Social

Register to attend: few2018.eventbrite.com

This event is co-organized by a group of faculty associations from around the Lower Mainland!

Oct 30 2018

How Networking Can Help Us "Make It Fair"

Suzanne MacNeil, president of the Halifax-Dartmouth & District Labour Council, is the featured speaker, and will focus on the value of networking with an organization that represents over 24,000 workers in all sectors of the economy – many of whom also face precarious employment. A panel discussion will follow with...
Nov 1 2018

#MakeItFair - Fight for Fair Employment

An increasing number of teachers at Canada's colleges and universities are trapped in precarious contract and part-time work. Contract and part-time work has quietly gone from a short-term stepping-stone to a career-long condition. Many earn less than a living wage and have little or no job security. Thousands of professors...
Nov 2 2018

Promoting research activities for contract academic staff

An opportunity to learn about resources to maintain an active research program & to discuss promoting research opportunities for all university instructors.