Here is CAUT's brief to the Standing Committee on Heritage on the issue of remuneration models for artists and creative industries. Members write tens of thousands of articles, books and other works every year, making CAUT Canada’s largest creator group and a strong proponent of authors’ rights.
Briefs & Reports
CAUT strives for fair working conditions, compensation and benefits to foster quality teaching and innovative research while advancing equity and human rights within the profession.
On March 20, 2017, Professor Andrew Potter, Director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC), published an article in Maclean’s magazine entitled “How a snowstorm exposed Quebec’s real problem: social malaise,” reflecting on the March 15, 2017 blizzard that left hundreds of motorists stranded. (English only)
This report presents findings from a national survey of contract academic teaching staff at Canadian post-secondary institutions.
Responding to the Academic Sector’s Use of TFWPs - CAUT Submission to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (August 2018)
The growing underemployment and unemployment in the academic sector suggests that the use of both the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) and International Mobility Program (IMP), and short-term contract work more generally, must be more judiciously considered by all stakeholders.