We are pleased to announce that the following members have been nominated to sit on the MSA Board. They will be acclaimed to the Board (pending ratification for the returning Board members) as there are fewer candidates than open positions. Donna-Mae Winquist, President (pending ratification) Sarah Butler, Member Representative 2-Year Term (pending ratification) Sarah Fee,
Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, the regular in-person MSA Spring General Meeting has been cancelled and instead MSA is providing the General Meeting documentation by email and on our website. This ensures that you have all up-to-date information regarding your MSA. A link to vote on the 2020/21 Budget and Auditor will be emailed to all signed members on
Dear Members: We at the MacEwan Staff Association want to say thank you to the many of you who take time out of your busy lives to volunteer for MSA, MacEwan University, within your own community and with charities close to your heart. During this time of isolation, we have had to take a step back
As recently advised, additional MSA members have been put on temporary furlough. We know this is disappointing. These temporary steps are important to manage the unprecedented Covid-19 situation; however, we are nonetheless saddened. It is our hope these actions will be short-term, and operations will return to normal as soon as it’s safe to do so. In the meantime, we will continue to advocate vigorously on all MSA members’ behalf. On April 6, 2020,
What is Furlough? Furlough is defined as a mandatory suspension from work without pay that is of a temporary nature, where the employment relationship between the Employee and Employer continues, certain provisions such as Extended Health Benefits may continue, but the Employee does not perform any work on behalf of the Employer. Furloughed employees are
If you previously worked at MacEwan and would like to access the portal in order to print off paystubs, T4s etc, please visit: https://midas.ps.macewan.ca/.
Many of you attended the Job Search 101 Lunch and Learns offered throughout March and April. For additional tips on networking, interviews, career planning and more, log into MacEwanLife and click on Career Resources, located on the left-side column under ‘Career’.
Staying Updated MacEwan.ca/coronavirus – Scroll down to the bottom of this page to find categorized information Information for MacEwan Employees Working From Home The university has stated that anyone who can reasonably work from home should do so. They have developed guidelines for working remotely. These can be found at MacEwan.ca/coronavirus, scroll down to the bottom of the page.
MSA has been notified that the Alberta Government has not reconsidered its drastic cuts to post-secondary education. We stand united with our colleagues at the University of Alberta and other post-secondary institutions in the province in advocating for an immediate freeze on additional layoffs until the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. I strongly encourage all MSA members to immediately contact the following members of
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