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Members Approve Fall By-elections and Special Election Provisions for CAS:T

September 30, 2016

According to Article 11 of the AASUA Bylaws, the bylaws of the Association may be amended by a resolution passed by a majority of not less than two thirds (2/3) of the members who vote on the resolution.

This week, the AASUA membership has voted to approve Bylaw amendments designed to permit the Association to fill in Fall by-elections any seat on AASUA Council not filled during the spring general elections, as well as any unfilled Director position on the Association's Executive Committee. These amendments include provisions that enable members of the Contract Academic Staff: Teaching (CAS:T) who had been elected to a seat on Council in the spring, but were not on contract in the spring or summer, to return to their seat on Council without standing for re-election in the Fall by-elections. See the previous notice here. For more details of the voting result, go here.

NOTICE – PROPOSED BYLAW AMENDMENTS

August 25, 2016

Please go here for a message about bylaw amendments from AASUA President Carolyn Sale, and here for the notice.

Marsh Insights: Auto Theft

July 12, 2016

Car theft is a $1 billion a year problem in Canada. Find out why cars are stolen and what you can do to help prevent auto theft. Read more here. (The AASUA has partnered with Marsh Canada to provide reduced insurance rates for members.)

AASUA RATIFICATION RESULTS for Compensation Settlement and a Comprehensive Bargaining Process

June 27, 2016

I am pleased to report the ratification results for the Memorandum of Settlement for your compensation (here) and for the Memorandum of Understanding concerning a comprehensive bargaining process (here) reached between the AASUA and the Board of Governors. The two agreements were voted on separately, and the passage of each was dependent on passage of the other. Please go here for the ratification results.

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