Dear friends, Each year, on November 20th, we observe Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) to honour, remember, and mourn the lives of transgender, two-spirit, and non-binary people who have lost their lives to transphobic violence. On this day, we recognize the suffering of all people in the transgender community who experience discrimination and hatred simply because of … [Read more...] about Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) – November 20
Attention Camosun College Faculty Association Members, your Fall General Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, November 9, 2023, from 3:00 to 4:30 PM. Please check your Outlook Calendar to make sure you've received our invite and link. If you haven't gotten an invite, please contact us. If you've never attended a CCFA General Meetings before, GMs are held virtually, run on time … [Read more...] about 2023 Fall GM – Thursday, November 9, 3:00-4:30 PM – Online
MAKING IT FAIR FOR CONTRACT ACADEMIC STAFF October 16-20 is Fair Employment Week, the Canadian Association of University Teachers' annual campaign to raise awareness about precarious employment on campuses and support local organizing to improve the working conditions of contract academic staff. For us here at Camosun College that's our many Term, Contract, … [Read more...] about Fair Employment Week 2023
Through our affiliation with the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators (FPSE), the CCFA is a member of the larger labour organization the British Columbia Federation of Labour. The British Columbia Federation of Labour (BCFED) represents over half a million workers engaged in every part of the BC economy, through more than 50 affiliated unions with over 800 locals. They … [Read more...] about No Space for Hate
Well, one of the fun things about doing Data Archiving and Scanning all of our old files is we've found a lot of things that we didn't really know we had. They weren't lost, just sort of forgotten. That's the challenge when a small group of insanely capable and dedicated members serve in the Union for a very long time. We have our own indispensable knowledge keepers, and … [Read more...] about Guess who is turning 50?