Bargaining Update – 26 November 2021

We have reviewed the College Employer Council team’s latest offers, including their proposal for Final Offer Selection arbitration, received through various email channels this week. It is important to note that the faculty team offered Voluntary Binding Interest Arbitration – not Final Offer Selection, which we made clear in our presentation to the CEC on November […]

Save The Date – Upcoming Faculty Meetings

[Version français à suivre] The Bargaining Team will be holding two Faculty Meetings in the upcoming weeks: Partial-Load Faculty Meeting Tues. Dec 7, 2021 – 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm All Faculty Meeting Wed. Dec 8, 2021 – 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm Please Save the Date! The meeting links will come shortly. In solidarity,The CAAT-A Divisional Executive  […]

Nomination of Officers: March 5, 2022 – March 4, 2024

The nomination of officers for OPSEU Local 415 is now open. Attached is the officer nomination form. Those stewards whose names appear on this list are eligible to be nominated for any of the six officer positions for the term of March 5, 2022 – March 4, 2024. President First Vice President Second Vice President Chief Steward Treasurer […]

Bargaining Update – November 25

You have likely received a new update from the CEC, in which they “agree” to arbitration.  While the faculty bargaining team will look carefully at their offer tonight and tomorrow, we should caution you that their offer is not what it appears to be on the surface, and clarify that the CEC is not agreeing […]

Partial Load – Registry Issues

Recently, we have become aware of some Partial-Load faculty members who are currently teaching and have received emails from the college noting that they are NOT on this year’s Partial-Load Registry. We want to make sure that those who applied are being fairly treated. According to the Collective Agreement (Art. 26.10E), as well as the […]

Bargaining Team Update – Team Calls For Strike Vote

VF à suivre Team calls for strike vote to protect members from effects of CEC-requested “no board” report Dear faculty: As you may know, the CEC team walked away from negotiations yesterday without responding to our offer for voluntary binding arbitration, and has asked the conciliator for a “no board” report.   It is simply false that the […]

Local 415 Election: Steward Nomination Results

Steward nominations for your Local Executive Committee (LEC) closed earlier today at 12 noon. The following members have been acclaimed as stewards for the term of January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2023: Ala’ Qadi                            (Woodroffe) Annette Bouzi                    (Woodroffe) Carmen Hust                     (Woodroffe) Chinedu Mba                     (Woodroffe) Colette Garvin                   (Woodroffe) David Haley                       (Woodroffe) Elizabeth von Moos           (Woodroffe) […]

Bargaining Update: 18 November 2021

Employer Team Rejects Voluntary Arbitration, Abandons Negotiations Today, your faculty bargaining team returned to the bargaining table, to resume negotiations with the assistance of a Conciliation Officer appointed by the Ministry of Labour. It was the first day that we have met with the College Employer Council (CEC) bargaining team in a week, despite our […]

Partial Load Reminders – November 18

November is half-way through, there’s a chill in the air, and assessments are ramping up as we turn our minds towards the end of the semester. Things may be busy, but we want to take a moment to remind you of some important issues for you as partial-load members. Firstly, we wanted to remind you […]

Bargaining Update: 17 November 2021

Attached please find a document which compares the current offer of each bargaining team, as we enter into the process of conciliation, starting Thursday. This was requested during the Province-Wide town-hall last week. Additionally, we have offered the College Employer Council (CEC) team a blackout for those dates that we are at the bargaining table […]