Over Deduction of Union Dues

Hello. This message is for partial load faculty members who are also members of the support staff local. On Friday, April 26, 2019 it was brought to the local’s attention that the college has been over deducting provincial dues from members who belong to both the faculty and support staff locals. A partial load faculty […]

Invitation for Algonquin College President and CEO Consultation Survey

Algonquin College’s Chair of the Board of Governors recently announced that Boyden consultants would be retained to assist the college’s search committee with the search for a new President and CEO of Algonquin College. I spoke with a representative of the firm this morning for close to 50 minutes regarding the hiring of the new […]

Partial Load Status

Hello As we see the end of the W19 term and look toward S19 I wanted to touch base with you in terms of Partial Load status. We have seen the college take different approaches throughout departments in relation to PL status.  We ask that you notify the local of any changes to your status, […]

Supporting our Students – Exam Week Outreach, April 23 in J-link

Local 415 will again be hosting a Student Snack Break Table in J-Link on Tuesday, April 23 from 10 am – 2 pm. We will offer students a healthy, portable and non-perishable snack to support them during final exam week. Donations of any ‘grab and go’ snacks – such as granola bars, apples, bananas or healthy chips […]

Upcoming Algonquin College Job Opportunities

As you are likely aware, the college has over 50 Full-Time Academic Job postings on their Human Resources website: https://algonquincollege.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/CareerOpportunities I recently came across some college-produced resources that you may find useful if you are applying for any of these positions. Resumes and Cover Letters: https://algonquincollege.libguides.com/career-platform/resume-cover-letter Interview Skills: https://algonquincollege.libguides.com/career-platform/interview-skills If you apply for any of […]

Action on Education – this Wednesday, 8-1:30 in J Link

Please stop by the J-link this Wednesday, April 17 between 8:00 am – 1:30 pm to gather information on the Ford Government cuts to education, sign a petition, and connect with Stewards. Local 415 will be jointly hosting this action with Local 416, the Support Staff union at Algonquin. Follow this link for more information. Judy […]

College Attempting to Impose ‘Mandatory’ Work without recording the work on a SWF

The local has recently been informed by several members that the college is attempting to impose ‘mandatory’ training upon faculty in the form of a ‘mandatory’ 1-hour online Sexual Assault/Sexual Violence orientation module to be completed before the end of June 2019 without recording the work on a SWF. If you have already received notification […]

April 17 Ottawa Action on Education & Healthcare at MPP Jeremy Roberts Office

Ford’s budget on April 11 could mean more cuts to the programs and public services that working people and their families depend on: health care, education, public services, decent work and healthy communities are all at risk. The Ontario Federation of Labour has organized a day of action for Wednesday, April 17 2019. As part […]

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