OPSEU NEWS RELEASE for November 30, 2017: “Suspensions at La Cité show why ‘academic freedom’ matters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                       November 30, 2017   Suspensions at La Cité show why ‘academic freedom’ matters: OPSEU   TORONTO – The suspension of four college professors at La Cité collégiale in Ottawa shows why college faculty must have the freedom, and the authority, to make decisions on academic matters, the Ontario Public Service […]

New petition to get rid of Sinclair and the Council


OPSEU to file Charter challenge over college back-to-work law

Please read the following OPSEU press release :https://opseu.org/news/opseu-file-charter-challenge-over-college-back-work-law OPSEU to file Charter challenge over college back-to-work law | OPSEU opseu.org Toronto – The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) is challenging the Ontario government’s latest back-to-work legislation in court. The province ended a five-week strike by Ontario college faculty November 20 by passing Bill 178, […]

Strike purchase information for CAAT Pension Plan members

Strike purchase information from the CAAT Pension Plan  Please share this email with your members. We are available to answer questions. Contact us via email at member@caatpension.on.ca, or by phone at 1.866.350.2228. View this on our website  2017 strike purchase information from the CAAT Pension Plan As a Plan member who was on strike, you […]

Strike Pay and Wynne admits faults

Strike Week Five Pay is now available in the union office, which has hours 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For those faculty picketing at Perth or Pembroke, or at other colleges, your cheque will be available at your home campus.   Cheques for Pembroke will be delivered there on Thursday.   ——————————————- Ontario Premier Kathleen […]

Local 415 Election: Call for nominations for local stewards

From Nelson Ross Laguna, OPSEU Staff Rep for Region 4, for immediate distribution…  Subject: Local 415 Election   Term of Office: January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2019   Steward Nominations close November 30, 2017 4:00PM.   Union elections are held in two stages. First is the election of stewards who are nominated and elected […]

Update Sunday, November 19

Adele Yamada and Neil Hunter – their interviews regarding the return to work legislation on CBC Friday “All in a Day” show http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/programs/allinaday/back-to-work-reactions-1.4408202 Personal items left in the trailers We collected a number of items from the three trailers on Friday. They will be available for retrieval from the Union Office (C215b) this week.   Letter […]

Strike Bulletin #6 and Message to Students

Attached here please find a bulletin and message to students for distribution to all members ASAP.  In it you will find information about return to work and suggestions on how faculty can keep up the the momentum we have built. While the decision of the Wynne government to legislate us back is not the ideal way […]

OPSEU to government: disband College Employer Council

  November 16, 2017 OPSEU to government: disband College Employer Council TORONTO – The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) is calling on Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne to disband the College Employer Council, the “private club” that represents 24 public colleges in collective bargaining. “Today, after college faculty overwhelmingly rejected Council’s latest contract offer, we […]

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