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Upcoming (late Summer / early Fall) key Dates and Deadlines in the Third Collective Agreement

This notice, prepared by Susan MacKay, originally appeared in the Summer 2016 edition of The Beacon.   September 15th: Letters of intent for Faculty wishing to apply for tenure and/or advancement in rank are due. Article 2.1.5 (p. 64) and Article 2.1.6 (p.64).   October 1st: Faculty members’ Academic Dossiers are complete and submitted in […]

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“Strategic” Introduction of Merit Pay?

Written by Mary Oxner, this article originally appeared in the Summer 2016 edition of The Beacon. The University’s strategic planning process has produced a strategic plan for the next five years (2017-2022). The release of a strategic plan for the University is a momentous occasion, as it is the first such plan issued in the […]

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Committee Reports

ANSUT (Association of Nova Scotia University Teachers) by Bruce Sparks As the AUT’s representative to the Association of Nova Scotia University Teachers (ANSUT) I attended the three regular meetings held during the academic year 2015-2016. Unlike last year (the year of Bill 100) there were no obviously dramatic issues. Meetings continued to be very useful forums […]

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Dear StFXAUT, We Need to Talk About Service…

Written by Rachel Hurst and Charlene Weaving, this article appears in the Spring 2016 issue of The Beacon Recently, the topic of service has come up for discussion in the StFXAUT; the last issue of The Beacon included the article “The Value of Service,” by Mathias Nilges and the recent Contract & Benefits survey assured […]

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The Value of Service Work

Written by Mathias Nilges, this article first appeared in the Winter 2016 edition of The Beacon One of the unwritten rules of fine dining is that good service be prompt, attentive, and competent and at the same time practically invisible. The less one notices the service, in other words, while feeling expertly taken care of, […]

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Contract & Benefits Committee Update

Written by Cory Bishop, this article originally appeared in the Winter 2016 edition of The Beacon Your StFXAUT Contract and Benefits Committee is pleased to provide a brief update on where we are and where we are going with regard to the upcoming negotiations for the Fourth Collective Agreement. First, a warm thank you to […]

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CAUT Bulletin (September)

CAUT Bulletin “University of Saskatchewan Deal Ends Controversial Tenure Veto” (Volume 61, No 7, September 2014)

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