Mediator imposes communications blackout on CAAT-A contract talks

La version française suit la version anglaise. Mediator Brian Keller has imposed a “total communications blackout on negotiations” as mediation continues between Ontario’s public college faculty, represented by OPSEU/SEFPO, and the employer, the College Employer Council. Until the blackout is lifted, OPSEU/SEFPO will be unable to provide further information on the progress of negotiations. Le […]

Bargaining Update: 21 September 2021

What are the issues with the employer’s offer of settlement? The CAAT-A Bargaining Team met with Local Presidents and the Bargaining Advisory Committee on Monday, September 20, to review the College Employer Council team’s offer of settlement, tabled last Friday.   Below is a summary chart of the CEC team’s current offer of settlement, along […]

Bargaining Update: 17 September 2021 Part 2

Attached please find Faculty’s Notes on Management’s Settlement offer, in addition to the tabled proposals M09, M10a/b, and M11 which were sent out earlier this evening.  All of these proposals were tabled by the CEC team on Wednesday at 4pm.  This attachment contains a comprehensive review of the language the CEC team has proposed.  Please […]

Bargaining Update: 17 September 2021

The faculty and employer teams met today to discuss the additional proposals and an offer of settlement tabled by the College Employer Council on Wednesday at 4pm.  We were pleased that the CEC responded to faculty’s request to table their complete package, and that they chose to include a settlement offer at the same time.   […]

Bargaining Update: 14 September 2021

The bargaining teams met again today.  The CEC team introduced counter-proposals on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, as well as a proposal on “Truth and Reconciliation.”  These proposals conclude their responses to the full equity proposals tabled by faculty. The CEC team has proposed the formation of committees that would report to the Employee/Employer Relations Committee […]

Bargaining Update: September 9, 2021

The faculty bargaining team wishes all faculty the best for the start of the Fall semester and recognizes the enormous amount of work and anxiety that professors, instructors, counsellors, and librarians are experiencing this September. The team was back at the table today and will return again tomorrow.  Today, we met with the employer and […]