Official Website for OPSEU Local 415

Survey Results

This survey was made available to all full-time and partial-load members of  Local 415 ( professors, instructors, counsellors, and librarians) for a two week period in March 2009. People could respond either on-line or by hard copy.

A total of 95 people submitted responses and they were from the following areas:

– Business   16

– Counseling/Librarians   7

-Health and Community Studies  17

– Hospitality and Tourism   4

– Media and Design   11

– Part Time Studies  2

– Perth   2

– Pembroke    3

– PPSI     7

-SAT  23

– Transportation and Building Trades   3

Survey Questions

Four questions were asked of Faculty:

1. Would the extension of evening hours positively or negatively affect your day-time program?

2.How would the quality of education for your day-time students be affected by evening hours?

3.Would your personal life be negatively or positively enhanced by having to teach in the evening?

4.Do you have any other concerns about evening teaching?

Summary of Survey Responses

Q1.Would the extension of evening hours positively or negatively affect your day-time program?

-Negatively   76%

-Positively     12%

-Not Sure         7%

-No Difference  5%

Of those who said “negatively” they cited

Work conflicts for students  39%

Family responsibilities  35%

-Fatigue   20%

-Participation/attendance 17%

Q2.How would the quality of education for your day-time students be affected by evening hours?

-Negatively                                82%

-No Difference                            17%

-Positively                                    1%

Of those who said ” negatively” they cited:

-Attendance    42%

-Fatigue    29%

-Staffing Issues   15%

-Participation/Attendance   15%

Q3.Would your personal life be negatively or positively enhanced by having to teach in the evening?

-Negatively                              80%

– No Difference                       19%

-Positively                                1%

Of those who said ” negatively” they cited

-Family Life and responsibilities   57%

-Community involvement  14%

-Extracurricular activities   14%

-Health  10%

To have full survey results please click here then I can e-mail you the full report.



New seniority lists

If you are a local member you may request a to see a copy of the 2009 full-time, probationary or partial-load seniority list it is  in Excel format. Please contact Pat Kennedy by email; kennedypj@rogers.com Please clearly identify yourself as a local member.

Pat Kennedy, Local President

Survey

To be able to take a survey please look down the right hand side of the page to the tab “Take a Survey” then click on Membership Survey.

Please call Diane Brule at 7716 if you have any problems.

Stewards, 2008-09

Term of Office: January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2009


The following members have been acclaimed to your 2008-2009 Local Executive:

Rod Bain

Pauline Edmonds

Mike Nauth

David Haley

Dave Ferries

Geoffrey Cochrane

Alain Peyrun-Berron

Marlaine Finnegan

Shawn Pentecost

Judy Puritt

Elizabeth Harris

Maryann Sullivan

Glenda Checkley

Pat Kennedy

Jack Wilson

Alane Duchesne

JP Lamarche

Chris Wojcik



Post updated Nov. 23, 2007
Diane Brule