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Key Dates

Some of the upcoming deadlines in the Fourth Collective Agreement include: APRIL: April 1st: • Requests for a twelve month extension to probationary period for those on pregnancy, adoptive, parental or sick leave for a period of at least 25 consecutive weeks. (Article 4.4 Conditions of Employment:1.0) April 10th: • Recipients of the Outstanding Teaching […]

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Unionversity: CUPE Local 1636

This article, written by StFXAUT Communications Officer Philip Girvan, appeared in the Winter 2018 edition of The Beacon. Over the next several issues The Beacon will highlight work performed and challenges faced by the non-academic Unions working at StFX University. This article profiles CUPE Local 1636. CUPE Local 1636 represents StFX Safety and Security Services […]

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FAIR EMPLOYMENT WEEK AT STFX by Martin Sastri

This article, written by Martin Sastri, originally appeared in the Fall 2016 Issue of the Beacon. Fair Employment Week is an annual campaign promoted by the Canadian Association of University Teachers. Taking its origins from a state-wide mobilization of instructors at community colleges in California, Fair Employment Week has grown to become an annual week of […]

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President’s Message – Fall 2016

This message, written by StFXAUT President Mary Oxner, first appeared in the Fall 2016 issue of The Beacon. Dear Members, As we near the end of any year, we often reflect on what transpired during that year. In 2016, we successfully negotiated our 4th Collective Agreement, engaged numerous committees to work on issues which affect […]

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Tentative Agreement reached between the parties for a new three-year Collective Agreement

Email circulated to StFXAUT member this afternoon:   In July, StFX University and the StFX AUT entered into negotiations for a new collective agreement. On behalf of the bargaining teams, we are pleased to announce that a tentative agreement has been reached between the parties for a new three-year Collective Agreement. Details of the agreement will […]

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Negotiations Update – September 2016

This article, written by Mary Oxner, originally appeared in the Summer 2016 edition of The Beacon. The Third Collective Agreement between the Board of Governors of St. Francis Xavier University and the StFXAUT expired as of June 30, 2016. Prior to its expiration, the StFXAUT provided notice of the intent to engage in collective bargaining […]

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Reminders

From Spring 2016 edition of The Beacon The deadline to submit the StFXAUT Sponsorship Application Form is October 1st. The StFXAUT invites sponsorship requests from organizations committed to education, labour, social justice, and community development. The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) offers Health and Dental Benefits for Retirees. To learn more about monthly premiums for residents of […]

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On (some of) the problems with merit pay

Written by Brad Long, this article first appeared in the Spring 2016 edition of The Beacon Academic excellence lives within our ranks; although the Administration can provide the conditions that enable excellence to flourish, the realization of excellence rests with members of the StFXAUT who are on the front lines of delivering the academic mission of […]

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Negotiations Update

Prepared by Brad Long and appearing in Spring 2016 edition of The Beacon What follows are some general points of information for our members as we head into the upcoming round of collective bargaining to conclude our Fourth Collective Agreement. I am extremely pleased to announce that the Negotiations Team for the StFXAUT will consist […]

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Contract and Benefits Committee Update

Written by Cory Bishop, this article originally appeared in the Summer 2015 issue of The Beacon. At the 2015 StFXAUT AGM a motion to amalgamate the Handbook Committee and Salary and Benefits Committees was approved. The Committee, composed of Cory Bishop (Biology; Chair), Suzanne van den Hoogen (Library; Secretary), Stephen Finbow (MSCS), Joanne Tompkins (Education), Chris

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