QUFA Digest Emails: February 2020

1. Nominations are now open for some Executive Committee positions. As well, the Nominations Committee is looking for 2 members who are not on QUFA Council or Executive to serve on the committee and help with contacting potential QUFA volunteers. Please contact Jordan Morelli (VP) at morelli@queensu.ca or Leslie Jermyn → Learn More

Announcements: QUFA Tuition Support Deadline is February 28

Dear QUFA Members, The deadline to apply for the Tuition Support Plan is February 28. The application is now available on-line. Please contact your Human Resources Advisor, not QUFA, if you have any questions about this benefit. Deadlines are strict, so please make sure you mark your calendars and submit → Learn More

Announcements: New provider selected for employee benefits plan

Queen’s employees will soon have a new benefits provider as well as an enhanced benefits plan. Following a competitive Request for Proposals (RFP) process through the spring and summer 2019, Manulife has been selected as the new employee and retiree benefits provider for Queen’s University. In late 2016, the university asked all → Learn More

Announcements: Solidarity Pickets for Ontario Teachers February 21

Dear QUFA Members, Ontario’s four major teachers’ unions are all presently engaged in job action. This includes work-to-rule campaigns and rotating or province-wide strike actions. In order to put pressure on the provincial government to return to the bargaining table, all four unions will engage in a province-wide strike this → Learn More

QUFA Digest Emails: January 2020

1. QUFA Annual Lecture: Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaigns – Lessons from the University of California. Save the date and join us on January 30 from 3-5:30 pm in the George Teves Room at the University Club. For more information please see https://www.qufa.ca/event/divestment-queens-and-climate-change-reducing-the-carbon-footprint-at-queens/  All are welcome to attend this free event! → Learn More

Announcements: Adjunct Scholarly Fund deadline February 3.

The deadline for submitting an application for the Fund for Scholarly Research and Creative Work and Professional Development (Adjuncts) is February 3. More information and the application for may be found on the Faculty Relations website: https://www.queensu.ca/facultyrelations/queens-university-faculty-association-qufa/professional-support-programs/fund-scholarly-research-and  

Announcements: Deadlines for QUFA Tuition Support and Child Care Expense applications

Dear QUFA Members, Please be advised of the following deadlines. The deadline for submitting an application for QUFA Tuition Support is February 28. More information and the application form may be found on the Human Resources website: http://www.queensu.ca/humanresources/wellness-accessibility/employee-benefits/tuition-support-plan The deadline for submitting an application for child care expenses is February → Learn More