Accommodations: What are they and how are they obtained?

Human Rights law sets out a number of protected grounds. These protected grounds are outlined in the Alberta Human Rights Act and include: 
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Guide to Abbreviations

Learn about what abbreviations mean what by viewing our guide.

CAUT’s Analyzing Financial Statements

Although the full financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic remains uncertain, many colleges and universities in recent weeks have frozen new hiring, sought cuts in pay and benefits, and announced staff reductions.

While the situation varies from one institution to another, it is important that all academic staff associations have the skills to interrogate the financial claims being made by their administrations.

Join Drs. Janet and Cameron Morrill, both associate professors of accounting at the Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba, and authors of CAUT’s Guide to Analyzing University & College Financial Statements, for a 3-part training session. You can find the guide under the collective bargaining resources, post-secondary institutions financial statements in the members’ area of the CAUT website at

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Leaves of Absence: What are they and how do they work?

The Academic Staff Collective Agreement between ULFA and the Board of Governors contains several types of leave provisions for continuing Members. These provisions are all contained in article 33, “Leaves of Absence, excluding Sessional Lecturers.” This page will provide basic information about taking a leave and some details on each kind of leave available. If you desire more detailed information on any of these leaves or wish to confidentially discuss taking a leave, please contact ULFA staff for assistance.  Read more here.