Hi Everyone: In March of 2017 we presented our proposal, in good faith, to the SAIT negotiating committee. After months of patiently waiting and collaborating with our counterparts in 8 bargaining sessions, SAIT has not responded to any aspects of our proposal except to confirm that they would be offering: 0% increase in salary for […]
SAFA is now accepting applications for the SAFA Dependent Scholarship. This competition is open to direct dependents of a current or past SAFA member who are currently enrolled in a recognized university, college, or technical institute. The application deadline is Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at noon.
Here so soon. Hard to believe that another academic year is once again upon us. The summer was one of the hottest we have experienced in Alberta in quite a few years, and for most of us it came and went away too quickly. More disparaging, though, was having to change the shorts, T-shirts and […]
Hello everyone. Welcome back!! Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve had questions regarding several topics. I’d like to share the info with you all. Q: “I’ve been assigned 23 CCH per week and my annual load is 608 CCH. Can they do that?” Yes, but only if you agree to it. The reference […]
SAFA members and their families are invited to a day out at Cobb’s Adventure Park & Corn maze. This all inclusive day is sure to entertain everyone, little or big. Beyond the corn maze there are many ways to climb, bounce, slide or pedal kart your way to fun. Try out the Zorbz, axe throwing or blacklight mini golf. Have […]
Dear Colleagues. The ACIFA Annual Conference for 2017, convened in the Coast Hotel in Canmore. Weather was most cooperative and mountain scenery was, as always, quite spectacular. The Host of this year’s conference was Olds Faculty Association, and the theme for the Conference was: – Cultivating Connections/Teaching/ Learning & Wellness. Sunday night was the reception […]
On June 6, SAIT proposed the following as their initial monetary proposal: “Due to SAIT’s obligation to support the Government of Alberta’s identified desire for fiscal constraint the following is the Employer’s initial financial proposal.” SAIT has proposed a three year agreement: Year One – 0% cost of living allowance, no added grid steps; Year […]
SAIT students scored medals at the 23rd Skills Canada National Competition, held in Winnipeg, Manitoba this year. Lots of hard work on behalf of students and coaches resulted in quite a bit of hardware. Bringing home Bronze medals were Isaiah Struck (Aerospace Technology), Zack Kiselyk (Automation and Control), and Alicia Bergen (IT Office Software Applications) and […]