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Summer 2024 Hours

The Faculty Association office will be closed on Fridays for the months of July and August. The Association's voicemail and general email will be checked regularly on days the University is open.

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Changes to CAUT Dues for 2024-2025

A minor change in CAUT dues takes effect on July 1, 2024. These fees are calculated based on average academic staff salaries by rank, as reported annually by Statistics Canada, applied against an approved mil rate. The mil rate of…

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Sessional Travel Fund Results – Winter 2024

The Faculty Association received 56 applications from 54 individuals for the Sessional Travel Fund in Winter 2024. The total funding requested in these applications was $133,621. As a result of carry-over amounts from previous years, the Association was able to…

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2024 Statistical Summary of Ongoing Academic Staff

The staff of the Faculty Association are constantly reviewing reports and data related to the academic staff at the University of Calgary. We provide a statistical summary of sessional academic staff as part of the Fair Employment Week edition of…

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Strikes across Canada

The Faculty Association has been actively supporting our sister associations that have had to go on strike. This solidarity has included donations to striking faculty associations, as well as participation in pickets at the striking institution. Flying pickets are organized…

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Audited financial statements for 2022-23

The Faculty Association's audited financial statements for 2022-23 were approved by the Board of Directors on December 19, 2023. The audit was executed as required by the Association's bylaws. The auditors found that there was excellent cooperation between management and…

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Faculty Association Board of Directors Election Results

The Election Committee has released the results of the election of Faculty Association Board of Directors. Election ballots were issued to 2,561 electors (1848 ongoing members and 713 sessionals) using Simply Voting on February 15th, and voting closed on March…

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Research security restrictions

The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) recently shared concerns about the impact of the new research security restrictions announced by the Government of Canada this January on academic freedom and international scientific collaboration. The CAUT advised that the adoption…

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Fall 2023 Sessional Travel Fund Results

The Faculty Association reviewed more than 60 applications for the Sessional Travel Fund for Fall 2023. This is the highest volume of applications in recent years, and the total funding requested in the Fall semester was about six times the…

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Know your rights for sick time

The Faculty Association has become aware of instances where the Collective Agreement articles related to "Sick Time" may not have been applied appropriately. The following information is general information intended to provide an overview of these Articles; however, if academic staff have…

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Increasing pensionable service

We want to remind all members in the pension plan that you have two years from the date of receiving a tenured contract to purchase prior service. It is not from your start date unless your contract was for a…

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No salary adjustment from gain sharing provision

The 2022-2024 Collective Agreement includes a provision for a Gain Sharing across-the-board pay increase provided that the average of all private forecasts for Alberta's Real Gross Domestic Product is at or above 2.7 per cent for the 2023 calendar year. Unfortunately, the…

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Strikes across Canada

The Faculty Association has been active in supporting our sister associations that have had to go on strike. This solidarity has included donations to striking faculty associations, as well as participation in pickets at the striking institution. Flying pickets are…

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