Labor Issues

CAUT applauds Supreme Court’s ruling that confirms the right to strike as indispensable constitutional right - January 2015

CAUT welcomes today’s Supreme Court of Canada decision recognizing the right to strike in collective bargaining. More…

Supreme Court Judgments - January 2015

Citation: Saskatchewan Federation of Labour v. Saskatchewan. More...

University of Moncton faculty association breaks contract talks - February 2015

ABPPUM, which represents 300 profs, librarians, upset about administration’s plan not to fill vacancies. More…

ABPPUM leaves the conciliation table - February 2015

The ABPPUM, representing the Université de Moncton’s full-time faculty members, has just broken off contract negotiations with the Université de Moncton administration. More…

AUNBT/UNB Contract Arbitration Settled - September 2014

The Association of University of New Brunswick Teachers (AUNBT) would like to announce that last night they received the ruling from the Arbitration Board that had been tasked with resolving the outstanding issues of the contract negotiations between their full-time members and their Employer, the University of New Brunswick. Members of the full-time bargaining unit received the news shortly thereafter. More…

Most university undergrads now taught by poorly paid part-timers - September 2014

Universities increasing use of sessional, contract academic staff. More…

University of Windsor administration condemned for “intimidation tactics” - July 2014

 The Canadian Association of University Teachers is condemning the University of Windsor administration for threatening to unilaterally take away negotiated benefits and rights from its academic staff. More…

Tenured Saskatchewan professor fired for opposing restructuring plans - May 2014

A tenured professor defied a gag order on speaking out against the University of Saskatchewan’s plans to cut staff and cancel programs, leading not only to his dismissal but to a debate over the duties of management versus the privileges of academic freedom. More…

Wife’s contract justified: ex-UdeM president - May 2014

The former president of the Université de Moncton says a contract awarded to his wife’s company for public relations work was justified. More…

Confusion About Universities - April 2014

As can be seen in Stephen Campbell’s opinion piece in Saturday’s Telegraph-Journal, there seems to be a lot of confusion about how our universities are run in New Brunswick. More…