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5th StFXAUT Collective Agreement:

ARTICLE 2.10 PART-TIME ACADEMIC INSTRUCTORS (pgs. 128-134)
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Health Care Spending Account

As per ARTICLE 1.16.7 BENEFITS FOR PART-TIME MEMBERS(pg. 38):

1.0 Part-time Members, after having taught 4 three credit courses, or after being employed by the University for 450 hours (who do not qualify for other StFX benefit plans) are eligible for a Health Care Spending Account against which they may claim their health care related expenses. The University will credit to each eligible Member’s Health Care Spending Account 5% of the total value of their compensation (e.g., per-course stipends) up to a maximum of $1,200 on an annual basis with no rollover provision.

Inquiries:
StFX:
– Human Resources: HR@stfx.ca
– Employee benefits phone number (connecting you to StFX’s benefit partners): (902) 867-4996
– Employee benefits webpage

Medavie:
– Blue Cross Health and Dental coverage phone: 1-800-667-4511
– Blue Cross Health and Dental website
Medavie Blue Cross Health Spending Account (HSA) Claim Form
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From the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT):

2020 Fair Employment Week October 19-23: Make It Fair for Contract Academic Staff

By the numbers / CAUT survey of contract academic staff in Canada (September 2018)

CAUT Policy Statement: Academic Freedom and Contractually Limited Appointments (Approved by the CAUT Council, April 2015)

CAUT releases results of first national survey of contract academic staff
(September 4, 2018)

Interview / Dr. Karen Foster (September 2018)

“Out of the Shadows: Experiences of Contact Academic Staff” (September 2018)

Fair Employment Week: Make it fair for contract academic staff (October 24-28, 2016)

Shattering myths about contract academic staff (September 2018)

The faces of precarity (October 2017)

The precarious life of contract academic staff (October 2016)
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From the Association of Nova Scotia University Teachers (ANSUT):

Precarious U: Contract Faculty in Nova Scotia Universities by Dr. Karen Foster (2016)