Emails to Members: Fair Copyright event with Paul Jones

Fair Copyright event with Paul Jones of the Canadian Association of University Teachers is today at 2pm at the University Club. This will be followed, at 3:30, by a Quaff with QUFA – first drink on us – to mark the end of classes and continue the conversation. All Members → Learn More

Announcements: Urgent Action Appeal: Justice for Hassan Diab

Dear QUFA Members, See below for an urgent appeal from the Canadian Association of University Teachers to support justice for Dr. Hassan Diab by petitioning Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tomorrow to intervene directly with the President of France to secure Diab’s release from prison. There are three ways you can → Learn More

Announcements: #FREEHOMA

Dear QUFA Members, Dr. Homa Hoodfar, a Canadian-Iranian anthropologist at Concordia University, has been arrested in Iran for sedition against the state. These charges are unfounded and there is concern for her health and wellbeing. The Canadian Association of University Teachers has taken up her cause (see here: http://www.caut.ca/news/2016/06/09/caut-urges-release-of-canadian-academic-detained-in-iran). The → Learn More

Emails to Members: Tuition Support – Deadline November 1

The deadlines to apply for the 2014-2015 academic year are November 1 for the fall term and February 28 for the winter term. The application is now available on-line. Please contact Human Resources, not QUFA, if you have any questions about this benefit. You will find contact links to the → Learn More

Emails to Members: Queen’s Pension Plan

Dear Members, You may have seen the story in the Queen’s Gazette in May regarding the impact of Queen’s Pension Plan (QPP) solvency payments on the 2015-16 budget, and a story in the Queen’s Journal this Tuesday (see here: http://queensjournal.ca/story/2014-06-24/news/administration-pay-back-red-pension-funds/) where  Provost Harrison’s commitment to making solvency payments in 2015 → Learn More