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CAUT Bulletin Archives

February 2017

Equity once & for all

Academic staff associations and unions need to make equity a priority at the bargaining table and in challenging institutional policies and practices that can perpetuate inequity.

President’s message / Social dimensions of education policy

The federal government has an opportunity to take a leadership role in reinvesting in research and post-secondary education in an effort to increase access to education, equality of opportunity and the equitable treatment of people learning and working in Canadian universities.

Commentary / The rise of human rights law in Canada

Human rights have become an integral feature of modern law in Canada. The contribution by Canadian unions to this human rights revolution has been significant.

Academic advisor

I have asked for workplace accommodation for recurring symptoms of my mental illness. The employer has indicated accommodation will require that I disclose both my specific diagnosis and medical records. Am I required to disclose this information?