Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Immediate Change to Advertising Requirements for Foreign Nationals

Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) has amended its minimum advertising requirements for employers who need a labour market impact assessment (LMIA) to hire foreign nationals into high-wage, non-academic positions.

Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Salary Processing for July 1, 2015 In the Absence of a Compensation Settlement with the AASUA

Due to the expiry of the current academic compensation agreement on June 30, 2015 and the absence of a new agreement with the AASUA, the following administrative decisions have been made.

Thursday, 16 July 2015

University Library Privileges Under the CAS:T Agreement

Please be advised that, through the collective efforts of the University Libraries, Faculty and Staff Relations, Human Resource Services, Information and Services Technology, Department of English and Film Studies and the AASUA, a comprehensive review has been completed regarding University Library Privileges for staff hired under the CAS:T Agreement. The relevant article 6.07.3 is as follows:

Thursday, 9 July 2015

New AEGS Salary Scales - Effective September 1, 2015

Previously published 2015-16 salary scales for the Academically Employed Graduate Students (AEGS) collective agreement have been modified to correspond with the recent government decision to roll back planned tuition increases. In the previously published 2015-16 salary scales, both the salary and award components of the stipend were increased. However, in the revised 2015-16 salary scales, the Award portion of the stipend will remain the same as the 2014-15 award rate and the salary portion of the stipend increases to achieve an overall increase of 1.5%.

WCB Forms Change

To be consistent with WCB practices, effective immediately, HRS will use the WCB version of the Employer Report of Injury and Worker Report of Injury forms. These forms can be found in the HRS forms cabinet and on the HRS website at

Annual Support Staff and APO, FSO and Librarian Recognition Awards

Help us celebrate excellence! Nominate an outstanding peer or a co-worker for the Support Staff Recognition Awards and the Achievement Award for APO, FSO and Librarians. The nomination window is July 1st to September 30, 2015. Successful candidates will be recognized at the Celebration of Service on Friday, November 27, 2015.

NASA's Annual Membership Breakfast

NASA’s Annual Membership Breakfast will take place on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, from 6:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in Quad. NASA has asked that the university support this event by enabling members to participate. We encourage managers to be as flexible as possible in allowing staff to attend NASA’s annual breakfast while ensuring that the various functions of each area are available.