Take Action

  • Fair Employment Week (October 27-31) is an opportunity to take action on behalf of Contract Academics (Term Adjuncts) at Queen's and across the country. See here for ideas and links and here for a resolution passed by QUFA Council.
  • TVO's Agenda broadcast a segment on the rise of precarious work featuring Adjunct Professor Kane Faucher (Western, Laurier), see it here.
  • Listen to a CBC radio documentary about precarious academic work see here and leave a message of support in the comment box on the same page in support of Contract and Adjunct Academic Staff.
  • Attend a free lunchtime seminar to learn about Email Etiquette (October) or Dealing with Difficult People (November) sponsored by the Queen's-QUFA Conflict Resolution Service. Details under "Campus Events" here.
  • We Teach Ontario: An Ontario Confederation of Faculty Associations campaign to promote the connection between teaching and research in Ontario Universities - learn more and take action
  • Canada's Past Matters: A Canadian Association of University Teachers campaign to draw attention to changes in Federal policies regarding Canada's cultural heritage - learn more and take action
  • Get Science Right!: A Canadian Association of University Teachers campaign to urge the Federal Government to restore funding for basic research and research in the public interest - learn more and take action
  • Join QUFA - complete the Membership Form here.

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