QUFA Digest Emails: October 2020

Dear Members,

  1. Virtual Member Town Hall 2020: Date and Zoom details to follow – Join QUFA for a check in about the Fall Term in these unusual times.  We look forward to hearing how things are going.
  2. QUFA Lunch and Learn – Communicating Effectively with a Dispersed/Distanced Team: October 27, 2020 (12 pm – 1 pm) RSVP to Elizabeth Polnicky ep43@queensu.ca by October 21, 2020 https://www.qufa.ca/event/qufa-lunch-hour-workshop-communicating-effectively-with-a-dispersed-team/
  3. Important Benefit Deadline – Tuition Support: November 1, 2020 http://www.queensu.ca/humanresources/total-compensation/employee-benefits/tuition-support-plan#:~:text=The%20Tuition%20Support%20Plan%20provides%20post-secondary%20tuition%20support,Canada%20%28formerly%20the%20Association%20of%20Canadian%20Community%20Colleges%29.
  4. 2019-2022 Queen’s-QUFA Collective Agreement Link: Please click on the attached link for the current version of the Collective Agreement. https://www.queensu.ca/facultyrelations/sites/webpublish.queensu.ca.frowww/files/files/QUFA%20CA%202019-22%20revised%20Sept%2024%202020.pdf
  5. Fair Employment Week: “In Search of Professor Precarious” In honor of Fair Employment Week, QUFA has negotiated access for all members to view a new film documenting the experiences of precarious academics in Canada. The fill will only be available virtually from October 18 to 25, 2020.  Please see our website for more details.  https://www.qufa.ca/event/documentary-feature-film-in-search-of-professor-precarious/

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Leslie Jermyn
Executive Director
jermynl@queensu.ca