U of A Affirms Sessional Faculty Membership in Union

Sessional Faculty between contracts at the University of Alberta will be able to: vote on any matter, including ratifying new collective agreements and elections of officers, and be nominated for and elected to any elected position in the Association subject to eligibility requirements; serve on Association committees; and receive all the rights and benefits of membership for up to one year after their contracts end with the University of Alberta.

ALERT: Vote in GMUFA Board Elections!

The MacEwan University Sessionals’ Steering Committee (MUSSC) has sought out and met with prospective candidates for the various positions opening up. MUSSC strongly urges MUSF to vote for the Sessional Faculty candidates listed below.

Good News about GMFU Constitution Amendments

The push-back on the part of both MacEwan University Sessional Faculty (MUSF) and MacEwan University Continuing Faculty (MUCF) has resulted in the revision of the amendments for 2.3 and 12.1 of the GMUFA Constitution concerning the status of Special Meetings for changes to the GMUFA Constitution. The wording of the amendments now reinstates these meetings …

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ALERT: Full year GMUFA membership for Sessionals at risk

ALERT: Please note that the MacEwan University Sessionals’ Steering Committee (MUSSC) has become aware that the GMUFA Executive is working to undo the amendment about year-round GMUFA membership for MacEwan University Sessional Faculty (MUSF) which was passed by over two thirds of quorum on October 18, 2017. They also want to undo the year-round GMUFA membership …

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Introducing The Elephant in the Institution

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To help keep MacEwan University Sessional Faculty (MUSF) informed, we members of the MacEwan University Sessionals’ Steering Committee (MUSSC) will be sending out regular bulletins from now on. We’ve named the bulletin The Elephant in the Institution since we think this name is an appropriate variation of the expression “the elephant in the room” in …

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MetroNews: MacEwan Sessional faculty celebrate vote

Two new resolutions passed at Edmonton university will level the playing field, instructors say. – Kevin Maimann for MetroNews, “‘Tremendous change of mood’: MacEwan sessional instructors celebrate vote
[This article is no longer available online after thestar.com absorbed the former metronews.ca website, so we have copied the original text of Maimann’s article below. -MUSSC]

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