United for what we all need: CAAT-A Negotiations Bulletin, Issue 2

The Message came across loud and clear: Ontario’s colleges need significant changes, for the sake of both the faculty who work in them and the students who reply on the education they provide. Please read here the latest Negotiations Bulletin or you would prefer to read bulletin on OPSEU website https://opseu.org/news/united-what-we-all-need-caat-negotiations-bulletin-issue-2 Any comments or suggestions should […]

Petition in support of the striking Hearing Society workers

The employees of the hearing Society in Ottawa have been on strike for more than two weeks. Here is a link to a petition you can sign in support of the workers. Workers in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community are on strike across Ontario. Show your support!

Star Article on OPSEU and the latest OPSSU newsletter

There has been on going internal strife at OPSEU head office which I have reported on in our local newsletter and at the general meetings. What you read in the Toronto Star here  OPSEU President accused of trying to get rival fired: Cohn/Toronto Star   has been a matter of ongoing negotiations and discussion within our […]

Bargaining Video 3

Here is the latest video on the bargaining process: the role of Local and provincial demand setting in assisting the bargaining team in preparing for negotiations. http://www.screencast.com/t/XyEwjCjMKZ    

Faculty Corner March April 2017

There was an error in the February issue of Local Lines regarding the March PD offerings at the college. We apologize for any confusion this may of caused. Here is the correct college PD offerings for the month of March as well as for the month of April.  

Twitter day of action to support fairness for contract faculty

On March 3, faculty,students,staff and concerned citizens from across Ontario will engage in a day of action on Twitter to raise awareness about the need for fairness for contract faculty. Throughout the day, university and college community members will be invited to send their Board of Governors or Employee Council (should be Colleges Ontario)  a […]