External Resources

Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT)

CAUT represents academic staff and professionals at many universities and colleges across Canada. It publishes a news bulletin 10 times per year. Current and past content can be accessed online.

Confederation of Alberta Faculty Association Staff (CAFA)

CAFA is a federation of academic staff associations in Alberta. The five member associations are: AASUA, AUA, GMUFA, MRFA and the ULFA. The objectives of the Confederation are to promote the quality of education in the province and to promote the well-being of Alberta universities and their academic staff.

Alberta Advanced Education

The Ministry of Advanced Education oversees and funds postsecondary education, as well as other adult educational institutions and programs in Alberta.

Local Authorities Pension Plan (LAPP)

Full-time and certain designations of part-time faculty and staff at MRU are enrolled in this defined benefit pension plan. In addition to exploring the LAPP Website, above, you can get an overview through this document.

Alberta Labour Relations Board (ALRB/PSLA)

The ALRB is an independent tribunal responsible for application and interpretation of Alberta’s labour laws, including those governing collective bargaining.

Alberta Occupational Health & Safety (OHS)

Alberta OHS works in consultation with industry to help prevent work-related injuries, illnesses, and fatalities.

Alberta Human Rights Commission

The purpose of the Alberta Human Rights Act is to foster equality and reduce discrimination in places of work, housing, and other services normally available to the public.