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Dependant Care

CAUT Policy Statement

Member associations should negotiate contract language which ensures that academic and general staff are supported in meeting their dependant care obligations including, but not limited to, sufficient access to employer-funded child and infant or other dependant care, ensuring reasonable accommodation of work schedules, ensuring that no member is penalized as a result of their dependent care responsibilities, and ensuring access to appropriate family leave provisions.

Approved by the CAUT Council, May 2017.
Reviewed, February 2022;
Amended by CAUT Council, April 2022.


See also the CAUT Policy Statement on a National Child Care System.