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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

Bargaining Update

February 21, 2021

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New AASUA Website coming soon - Important Notice

February 12, 2021

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Stop PSE Cuts Social Media Action

February 10, 2021

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Follow-Up to Tuesday's joint statement

February 4, 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).

LRO Benefits Pensions Insurance