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Algonquin College Investment in Saudi Arabia

The following letter was emailed by Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President of the 120,000-member Ontario Public Service Employees Union to the Premier of Onratio regarding Algonquin’s investment in Saudi Arabia

Read letter here

General Meeting with a Presentation on Benefits and Pension

There will be a general meeting featuring a special presentation on our contract benefits and new initiatives regarding our pensions. Below is the agenda. All Full-time and partial-load professors,instructors, librarians, and counsellors are encouraged to attend on Thursday, March 26, 2015 4:00-6:00 in the staff dinning room.

General Membership Meeting Thursday, March 26 4:00-6:00

Staff Dinning Room (Light Refreshments will be served) with teleconference from Perth (Room 101) and Pembroke (Room 200)


1. Presentation on CAAT Academic Benefit Plan ( Full time & Partial-load) by Kim Macpherson, OPSEU Benefits Officer

(a) Long Term Disability-rates

(b) Travel Insurance-new

(c) Joint Insurance Committee-who we are and what we do

(d) Retiree Benefits-brief overview

(e) Pension initiatives


– Other that regular full time workers

2. OPSEU Convention Resolutions

3. Update on Union College Relations

4. Update on Salary Calculations