Knowing how to read and analyze your institution’s financial statements is the best way to understand how much money your college or university has and how that money is spent. This is a step-by-step CAUT guide to assist academic staff associations.
Committee members and Council delegates may use these forms. The forms are interactive; calculations are performed automatically and can be signed electronically.
The CAUT Guide to Acknowledging Traditional Territory provides the territorial acknowledgment appropriate for each local region in which CAUT has member associations.
With the growth in cross-border education, more staff are opting to work temporarily overseas. Before packing your bags, however, be aware that there are important employment, professional and personal issues that you'll need to consider.
Starting salaries and other terms for many academic positions are often negotiated on an individual basis. This can put some candidates at a disadvantage and perpetuate inequities in the academy. This newly-updated handbook is intended to help candidates negotiate a fair deal.
CAUT is committed to ensuring that all academic staff enjoy a healthy and safe workplace. We provide advice to member associations on occupational health and safety issues, assist in determining the nature and extent of workplace hazards, find solutions to eliminate problems and develop strong collective agreement language to protect members.
What are the tax implications of taking a sabbatical leave outside of Canada? Are research grants considered income? What expenses can academic staff deduct? Find out the answer to these questions and more in our tax primer.
Recent changes to the Copyright Act and new licensing agreements have created confusion over what rights academic staff have to use and reproduce copyrighted material for education and research puruposes. CAUT's guidelines provide some pratical advice of what you can and can't do.
Have to prepare a teaching dossier and don't know where to start? This guide explains what a teaching dossier is and shows you how to create one.
It is critical that decisions about academic careers be based on peer review. This guide is intended to assist acadeimc staff to carry out their roles on peer committees, especially those concerned with tenure, renewal and promotion decisions.