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Upcoming Events

Oct 1822

Fair Employment Week

Fair Employment Week is CAUT’s annual campaign to raise awareness about precarious employment on campuses and support local organizing to improve the working conditions of contract academic staff. Click here for more information.      

Oct 130

Organizing School 101

In this 4-week foundational course, we’ll discuss and practice: How to better engage and organize members;  The five steps to running effective campaigns and political action; How to organize to win in collective bargaining; and Tips for effective communications with your members...

Nov 15

Collective Bargaining

Your collective agreement outlines the rights of your association’s members and the responsibilities of the employer. But negotiating an effective collective agreement requires preparation and practice. In this 1-week course, you will explore: Bargaining terms and concepts; Your province’s...

Nov 1519

Grievance Handling

Representing your members when they file a grievance against the employer is a key function of your association. In this course, participants will: Situate the right to grieve in a historical context. Distinguish a grievance from a complaint. Identify different types of grievances....

Nov 2526


Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and uncertainty about what public health restrictions may be in place, the Council meeting will be held virtually.

Dec 610

Organizing for Climate Action

Climate change is the pressing challenge of our generation, and academic associations can play a leading role in organizing their members to make our universities and colleges more sustainable. In this course, participants will explore: How your association can organize your membership to...

Dec 1010
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