Friday November 2 Rally for Campus workers and students – say hands off $15 & Fairness!

This is on behalf of Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) Email: [] On October 23, the Doug Ford government introduced sweeping changes to the Employment Standard Act through Bill 47, that will inevitably have impacts on our working conditions.  The changes that will most impact our University Community are the repeal of […]

Reminder – Register NOW on the Partial-Load Registry

One of the major gains from this round of bargaining is the Partial Load Registry that serves to prioritize the hiring of Partial Load employees who have registered their interest in being employed as a partial load employee in the following calendar year. Partial-Load Registry Application Form – 2019 Calendar Year All partial-load employees employed […]

Thousands Demand Doug Ford Disavow Health Care Privatization and Cuts

This important notice is forwarded from the Ontario Health Coalition From: Ontario Health Coalition via OntarioHealthCoalition <> Sent: Tuesday, October 23, 2018 9:52 PM To: via OntarioHealthCoalition Reply To: Ontario Health Coalition   Other Political Parties Respond Positively to Coalition’s Demand for Services to be Rebuilt & Restored Toronto – “Hands Off Our Health Care” […]

By-Election for First Vice President – OPSEU Local 415

OPSEU Local 415 currently has an Executive Officer vacancy for the First Vice President. Any of the 30 stewards listed below are eligible to be nominated  for this position. The nomination form (see below) needs to be submitted to the Union Office (C215b) by noon, Wednesday, November 7, 2018. Eligible stewards: Ala’ Qadi, Andrew Tyler, […]

Election of Three Stewards

As the electoral officer for Local 415, I am pleased to announce the following two people have been acclaimed as stewards for Ottawa: Richard Hagemeyer and Martin Lee The following person has been acclaimed as the steward for Perth: Patrick Murphy   — Nelson Ross Laguna OPSEU Region 4 Rep and Electoral Officer for Local […]

Monday, October 15 Day of Action

All 24 college locals are holding Day of Action activities on Monday, October 15th on the eve of the strike anniversary.   The two key themes for the day are: 1. Restore the Colleges Taskforce and 2. Protect Bill 148 and Decent Work Laws (including equal pay for contract workers). (Please see the attached Facts […]

The Changing Faces of the College

We have reached a point where we need to ask what are we actually getting out of the college’s present administration. I have attached the link to a CBC interview that expresses the current administration’s view with respect to the sustainability of the Perth Campus. This view has not been shared with the Local through […]

By-Election for two Woodroffe Stewards and one Perth Steward

There are three vacancies on the Local Executive Committee for two stewards from the Woodroffe Campus and one steward from the Perth Campus. The nomination form (see below) needs to be submitted to the Union Office (C215b) by noon, Wednesday, October 17, 2018.  In the event there are more nominations than positions, an election will […]

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