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Orientation for GA/TA University of Windsor. CUPE Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 4580 for GA/TA Local 1393 for the Workers Local 1001 for the Food Services. About CUPE. Officers: President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary, Sargent-at-arms. Dues: 1.25% per month.

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Orientation for ga ta university of windsor

Orientation for GA/TAUniversity of Windsor


Orientation for ga ta university of windsor

CUPE

Canadian Union of Public Employees

Local 4580 for GA/TA

Local 1393 for the Workers

Local 1001 for the Food Services


About cupe

About CUPE

  • Officers: President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary, Sargent-at-arms.

  • Dues: 1.25% per month.

  • Regular membership meetings on the first Wednesday in October and February at 6:00p.m.

  • An Annual Membership Meeting on the first Wednesday of March at 6:00pm to install the new Officers of the Local and to present and approve the Annual Budget.


Important documents

Important documents

  • Collective Agreement

  • Local 4580 Bylaws


Collective agreement

Collective Agreement

  • Term: September 2011 – August 2013

  • Number of GA ships:

    • Minimum 3 for Masters

    • Minimum 7 for PhD

  • Or the number mentioned in the Offer Letter

  • The number which one is more, you will get

    that


How it works

How It Works

  • You have to get the 1st one of 140 hours.

  • If you get the 1st one, then you should get

    • 2 more GAships or 2*140 = 280 more hours (altogether 420 hours) of GAship minimum for Masters candidates.

    • 6 more GAships or 6*140 = 840 more hours (altogether 980 hours) of GAship minimum for PhD candidates.


Evaluation

Evaluation

  • Any Assistant whose performance has been

    judged as unsatisfactory will receive

    suggestions for improvement. Such

    suggestions will be put in writing and a copy

    will be forwarded to the Assistant and the

    Union.


Criteria

Criteria

  • Academic status of the GA candidate, such that greater preference within the AAU is accorded, in order of priority, first to Doctoral Candidates, then Master’s Candidates (MII)

  • Academic performance

  • Teaching and other relevant experience, which is defined as any experience(s) that can be applied or deemed useful to the duties and responsibilities of an Assistant and

  • Previous positive evaluation of performance as an Assistant at the University of Windsor, if applicable.


Maximum number

Maximum Number

  • Depending upon:

    • Governmental Funding

    • Registration for the term

    • Satisfactory Performance

  • For Masters – After the minimum 3 GAships

    students can apply for the 4th one.

  • For PhD – After the minimum 7 GAships

    students can apply for the 8th one.


Exemptions

Exemptions

  • Semesters while a student is on an approved

    leave of absence (as per Article 16:05), co-op

    terms or sessional appointment do not count

    towards the total exemptions a student is

    permitted. In such cases, students may decline

    offers of appointment without penalty.

  • Masters – 1 max

  • PhD – 3 max


Contact

Contact

  • Our website: http://www.4580.cupe.ca/

  • Email: [email protected]


Orientation for ga ta university of windsor

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