National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

The AASUA office will be closed on September 30, 2021, in recognition of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This day is observed to honour survivors, their families, and communities, and ensure that public commemoration of the history and legacy of residential schools remains a vital component of the reconciliation process.

What AASUA is all About

The Association of Academic Staff of the University of Alberta (AASUA) is the bargaining agent for approximately 4000 members and is the largest academic staff union in Canada. The AASUA is a statutory corporation created under the Post-secondary Learning Act and is a trade union under the Labour Relations Code, which governs collective bargaining ...

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The Latest AASUA News

Call for Nominations for AASUA Trustees on the CAUT Defence Fund

September 8, 2021

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Update on COVID-19 measures and member rights

August 20, 2021

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Your Union at Work - in the Media

August 18, 2021

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CAFA Press Release on Campus Reopenings

August 17, 2021

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President's Message

The President is the official spokesperson for the AASUA and regularly posts communications about issues that may affect the collective interests of AASUA members, their colleagues, and the university as a whole.

President's Message

Your Constituency Groups

A constituency is a group of employees designated by the Governors of the University of Alberta who are represented by the AASUA as their bargaining agent. The employer appoints academic staff members to one of seven constituency groups, each group having its own terms and conditions of employment, under the collective agreement. A “Letter of Appointment” states which constituency group a member belongs to.

Member Resources

Here members can find information about their benefits or pensions. As well, members can access preferred group rates for home and auto insurance through the AASUA benefits program with MARSH. Members who require union representation regarding a potential grievance, or when they are facing potential discipline, should contact an AASUA Labour Relations Officer (LRO).

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