Bargaining Update Jan 31

The College Employer Council, and the college presidents who direct them, are ramping up their efforts to convince faculty to accept an offer that does not address faculty’s basic demands around workload; job protections for partial-load faculty, counsellors, and librarians; equity and decolonization efforts; consent to use of course materials; or reasonable coordinator duties. Video: CEC […]

General Membership Meeting – February 10, 2022

Please join us Thursday, February 10th from 4:00 to 6:00 PM for our Local 415 General Membership Meeting (GMM). Please find the meeting agenda here. To participate, please follow these key steps: Using your non-college e-mail address, sign up here for our General Membership Meeting. Register before 2:00 PM on, Thursday February 10th, 2022. If you require an accommodation […]

Bargaining Update Jan 26

As you likely know, the College Employer Council has called for a forced offer vote on their most recent offer.  The vote will be conducted by the Ontario Labour Relations Board, from 9:00 A.M on Tuesday, February 15th until 3:00 P.M. on Thursday, February 17th.  Their offer is virtually unchanged from the offer they presented […]

Local Forced Offer Vote Info Session

Please join us on Monday, January 24 from 3:00 to 4:00 PM at our Local 415 Bargaining Town Hall. At the town hall, you will hear from Local 415 leadership and members of our Bargaining Team on the College Employer Council’s forced offer vote. You will also be provided with an opportunity to ask questions […]

Why Vote To Reject

As you may be aware of by now, a forced offer vote will be held online from 9 am on February 15th to 3 pm on February 17th. You are being asked to vote on the last offer presented by the College Employer Council (CEC), which is virtually unchanged from its November 23rd offer. Faculty […]


This email is intended for faculty members who teach in programs that require on campus classes. With the start of the W22 term and the rapid spread of the Omicron variant, we would like to address any potential health and safety concerns you have at this time. Although the college, as a post-secondary institution, is […]

Local Bargaining Team

Earlier today, we received the message from HR Communications about the College Employer Council’s forced offer vote. This vote, which has yet to be scheduled, effectively bypasses negotiations and all of the hard work which has been done by us all so far. Over the coming days, Local 415 will provide feedback and guidance about […]

Clarifying Faculty Rights Under Work-to-Rule

You may have received a message from your College, “Your Right to Choose Regarding Work-to-Rule.”   We appreciate the College Employer Council’s latest update, in which they remind faculty members that every college employee “has the legally protected right” to engage in work-to-rule or other labour action without fear of reprisal. As the CEC correctly identified, […]

Additional Work-to-Rule Information and Common Questions

FAQ for Work-to-Rule As we enter into the Winter semester, as well as Phase 2 of our work-to-rule job action, we know that you have many questions. The Locals and Bargaining Team have received common questions in regard to start-up meetings, orientation, and coordinator work in particular. We address some of these below, and will provide […]

Work-To-Rule Phase 2 Meetings

Below, you will see details about registering for two meetings this week – at the provincial and Local 415 level. Then later today, you will receive another e-mail which provides guidance about Work-to-Rule specifics. The CAAT-A Divisional Executive is organizing a Provincewide Town Hall, as we enter into Phase Two of Work-to-Rule at our Colleges. […]

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