Wednesday, October 25 Local 415 Strike Bulletin

Real troupers Hats off to the morning shifts who persevered in very wet weather Tuesday morning. Even graduates of the Pre-Health Sciences program and current Practical Nursing students joined us in the rain! While all lines have enjoyed good support from the students and the public in the fine weather, today sent a clear message to everyone […]

Reasons behind college strike discussed by local union president

Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) Local 420 President Eric Bauer, from Loyalist College, provides details about the motivation from the faculty’s perspective underlying the current strike at the 24 colleges in Ontario during a conversation on Consider This Live, part of the Drive Time on Northumberland 89.7 FM. Here’s the link to this excellent […]

Picket line solidarity

Message from the Local 415 Strike Committee: During a strike, there is no crossing the picket line for any reasons. The OPSEU Strike Policy is clear that with the exception of essential emergency services, no member of the bargaining unit that is on strike is to cross the picket line under any circumstances. By going on […]

CAAT-A Strike Notice

Please read here Press release advising that as of 12:01am on Monday, October 16, 2017 that our division is on strike. Despite our attempts for an on time settlement, the employer has not been interested in bargaining in earnest. Thank you for continued support. In Solidarity, The Bargaining Team

Baraining Bulletin #13: College Employer Council’s latest bulletin: more misinformation and double-speak

Bulletin here College Employer Council’s latest bulletin: more misinformation and double-speak   With their latest bulletin, the College Employer Council is once again misleading college faculty, students, and the Ontario public. They say their final offer will create full-time positions and increase faculty autonomy. In fact, it will do exactly the opposite.   Staffing grievances […]

CAAT-A Negotiations Bulletin, Issue 12, October 11, 2017

Council walks away from the table   College faculty returned to the bargaining table Tuesday morning, October 10, ready to negotiate. Council tabled an offer that did not address any of faculty’s key demands. We could not recommend it to our members, and we told them so in detail.   The college faculty team rejected […]