Month: March 2019

OPSEU Autism Rally-Mar.22

Good morning, Please find attached here a poster for the upcoming OPSEU “Rally for Children & Families who need quality public Autism Services at CHEO” being held on Friday March 22, 2019 at 3500 Fallowfield Road (outside Lisa MacLeod’s office) from 11:00am to 1:00pm.  Thank you.   In solidarity, Jennifer Moore ODLC Administration   The […]

Student complaint policy SA:03 update

After representing a number of members at student complaint meetings in the fall, I e-mailed the college president in October, 2018 asking her to look into revamping the student complaint directive to incorporate some type of meaningful consequence for students bringing forward false complaints and allegations. I was assured that student services and human resources […]

Today’s Election

Hello sisters and brothers I would like to thank all of the members for participating in today’s election.  With 360 ballots cast, your new 2nd Vice President is Annette Bouzi. Thank you sisters and brothers for your patience today and Diane Brule office administrator for all of her assistance.   In solidarity,   Nelson Ross […]

Outsourcing of Our Work to Private Colleges

A very serious situation which has the potential to affect our jobs and retirement benefits is currently underway in our college system which requires the need for both DivEx and the Local to provide strong leadership now in anticipation of rocky times ahead with the Ford government. Currently 6 colleges contract out, to private colleges, […]

By-Election for Second Vice President – OPSEU Local 415 – Personal Biographies of Nominees

As previously communicated, there will be a by-election for the Second Vice President of OPSEU Local 415 at all three campuses. In order to better acquaint you with each of the nominees, they were asked to provide personal biographies to be sent out to all full-time and partial-load faculty. The attachment contains the personal biographies […]

Mon., March 11 Local 415 Wellness Table in J-link on Woodroffe campus

Hello, This Monday, March 11, between 9:30-2:30 in the J-link on the Woodroffe campus, please take a few minutes to stop at the Local 415 Wellness table. Stewards will be at the table to answer your questions and provide you with some useful handouts about wellness and counsellor services. There will be snacks as well. […]

CAAT Pension Plan funded status grows to 120% with benefit security reserves of $2.6 billion

The CAAT Pension Plan stands 120% funded on a going-concern basis, with a funding reserve of $2.6 billion, based on its latest actuarial valuation as at January 1, 2019. This is an improvement over last year’s valuation that showed the Plan 118% funded with a funding reserve of $2.3 billion. You may read the full […]

Reminder – OPSEU Local 415 2nd VP Election March 13, 2019 (Note Perth Campus Room Change)

Sisters and brothers, Local 415 will be conducting an election for the 2nd Vice Presidents position. As you may recall the local held a by-election on December 5th, however I was unable to determine a successful candidate in the election due to inaccuracies on the voters list provided to the Union by the Employer. Then, […]

Security breach follow-up

The Local has filed a union grievance against the college for a failure to abide by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act in relation to the recent security breach. This grievance was filed to protect members whose personal information and data might have been compromised by the phishing attack. The grievance seeks […]

Update of the Board of Governors (BOG) meeting 3 February 25, 2019

I attended this meeting remotely from home as I had just had knee surgery and was unable to make the meeting in person.  Here is my report to you the faculty. The meeting started with Celebrating Student Success and recognizing the students from the school of Business Marketing team who competed in the Ontario College […]

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