Posts Tagged: AUFA

Academics versus AU

It seems like some friction is brewing between the university’s faculty union and the administration office.  In the last few weeks and months, Dr. Fassina and his department have been working on a review of their policy for Academic Staff.  Curious to find out more, I reached out to a source in the academic department… Read more »

Athabasca University’s Faculty Bargain Process Continues

Contract talks at Athabasca University have been ongoing for several months. However, most of the AU student community is unaware these talks are taking place and is also unaware of what they entail.  They are between AU and AU’s teaching faculty and professional staff, which include the IT staff, librarians, university relations, and the registrar’s… Read more »

Meeting the Minds—Dr. Bob Barnetson

Dr. Bob Barnetson is a Professor of Labour Reations at the one and only Athabasca University.  Professor Barnetson has experience working for the Alberta Workers’ Compensation Board, Alberta Labour Relations Board, and the Alberta government. You teach Labour Relations at AU.  What does that entail? Labour relations examines employment relationships from both a technical and… Read more »