OPSEU Convention 2019 – Leah Casselman Award and CAAT-A Year in Review Handout

On another note, further to Pat Kennedy’s comments at the recent GMM and earlier correspondence sent out to you via COMMs, I have attached the “College Faculty 2018-2019 Year in Review” handout that was discussed at the CAAT-A Caucus Meeting. I urge you to review this document, especially the sections regarding Premier Ford’s attacks on […]

OPSEU Charter of Inclusive Workplaces and Communities

‘Diversity is our strength’: OPSEU endorses Charter of Inclusive Workplaces and Communities At OPSEU, we know that diversity is our strength; in our union, our communities and in every single workplace. We know that diversity enriches our society and that meaningful inclusion depends on the eradication of discrimination in all its forms.    It’s why […]

General Membership Meeting – Partial Load Membership Validation

In order to attend the faculty General Membership Meeting on May 14, faculty must be OPSEU members in good standing. To validate this requirement, the local will be using our most current membership list, however, in the event of a discrepancy on the list it is advisable for you to bring a current pay statement […]

How the Ford government is paving the way for legislating a public sector wage cap

Here is more information regarding how unions representing a wide range of Ontario’s public sector workers – from teachers to nurses to hospital janitors – fear that legislation to freeze or limit their wages is on the way.  The Ford government is meeting with the unions for what it describes as “consultation sessions” on reining in public […]

Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace

As a member of the Algonquin College Taskforce for Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace, I wanted to invite you to register to attend the keynote address at this year’s Kaleidoscope conference on Wednesday May 15th from 9-10 am at our Woodroffe Campus (livestream available). Our speaker is Dr. Bill Howatt, Chief of Research, for The Conference […]

Public Sector Wage Consultation

As you may have heard, the government has announced a consultation through the Treasury Board on how to “manage Ontario public sector compensation growth.” On Friday, April 26 there was a consultation specifically for OPSEU, which included Executive Board Members and Sector Chairs, and on May 3 there was another just for the post-secondary sector.    […]

Notice of General Membership Meeting (GMM) Tuesday, May 14, 2019

General Membership Meeting (GMM) Tuesday, May 14, 2019 Woodroffe Campus Room A154 with teleconference link to Pembroke and Perth 12:00 – 2:00 ** Sandwiches and a beverage will be provided ** 1. Call to order 2. Statement of Respect 3. Approval of the Agenda 4. Approval of the Minutes of May 10, 2018 GMM 5.  […]