CAUT Policy Statement on Salary Structure

CAUT Policy Statement on Salary Structure Preamble Salary structures at most academic institutions bear little relation to the practice in other workplaces, and there is evidence to suggest that this has been a major factor in the steady erosion of academic staff salaries relative to other sectors over a prolonged period. The reform of traditional […]

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Issue 2 of the Bargaining Bulletin

Issue 2 of the Bargaining Bulletin is now ready to read!  It’s perfect light reading for a steaming hot and sunny day like today. This particular update provides details on the negotiation process and representatives, and the results of the recent Members’ survey that is helping shape the negotiation process.  A kind thanks to the […]

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Issue 1 of the Bargaining Bulletin!

I’m pleased to post Issue 1 of the Bargaining Bulletin! As we all know, the StFXAUT Negotiating Team is busy preparing to negotiate our Third Collective Agreement, and the negotiating team will publish regular updates in this form. New BB editions will continue to be posted here, and an archive will be made available on an […]

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CAUT reaction to copyright agreements signed by Western and U of T

Copyright agreement with Western and Toronto a bad and unwarranted dealBackgrounder on copyright agreement] (Ottawa – February 2, 2012) The Canadian Association of University Teachers is condemning an agreement two universities have made that allows for the surveillance of faculty correspondence, unjustified restriction to copyrighted works and more than a million-dollar increase in fees. This […]

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Setting New Limits on Academic Freedom?

Greetings to our members. The StFXAUT Executive hopes to post regular blogs on matters that concern our Association directly and issues of broader concern in post-secondary eduction. We hope to elicit comment and debate, and therefore, encourage your responses.   As many of our members are no doubt aware, the Association of Universities and Colleges […]

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