June 27, 2022 General Members Meeting

Please join us Monday, June 27th from 2:00 to 4:00 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 12:00 PM on, Monday June 27th, 2022. We hope to see you […]

Storm Update and Partial Load Hardship Fund

Many of us were affected by the massive storm that swung through the greater Ottawa region over the weekend. As you may have read in the memo from the college, the Ottawa campus is without power, and will remain closed for the remainder of the week (including Friday, May 27th).  We have confirmed with the college […]

Local Update May 2022

To all those returning to campus – welcome back! Please do stop by C215b to say hello, as we are keeping a more regular presence in the Local office! We also acknowledge the many faculty who have been working physically on campus throughout this pandemic. We hope that the S’22 semester is off to good […]

Final Partial Load Reminder

All Partial-Load members must ensure that their names are entered onto the Partial Load Registry for 2023 TODAY. The deadline for this is APRIL 30, 2022 – there are no exceptions for late registration. It doesn’t matter if you think you qualify or not, it is critical that you enter your name onto the registry […]

April 2022 – Local Lines is out!

April 2022 Local Lines

The April 2022 edition of Local Lines – our Local 415 newsletter – is now available.  Many thanks to all who contributed to this issue. In solidarity, Jordan BerardLocal 415 Steward and Local Lines Editor

Partial-Load Registry Reminder

Have you already registered on the Partial-Load Registry for this year? Even if you registered last year, you must register every year. What is the Partial-Load Registry? The Partial-Load Registry was one of the gains from the 2017 strike. Partial-load members sign up on the Registry with the college to obtain some guarantees about teaching for […]

Bargaining and Arbitration update

A huge thank you to each of you for standing strong during a long and difficult round of bargaining. As you know by now, facing pressure from student organizations and the resolve of faculty, on Thursday evening–just one hour before the strike deadline–the College Employer Council (CEC) agreed to send matters to binding interest arbitration. […]

Joint Statement about CAAT-A Bargaining

The parties have reached an agreement to enter binding interest arbitration and the strike that was scheduled to commence at 12:01 am on March 18, 2022, is called off. This also concludes all work-to-rule strike activities.

Bargaining Update, Sample Letters to Students

Over the past two days, the bargaining team has met with close to 2,000 members at various Locals to address questions arising as a result of the strike deadline. The solidarity and resolve demonstrated by faculty in these meetings was simply inspiring.   The faculty bargaining team is meeting with the College Employer team today in […]

Strike Update and Reminders

We are all encouraged at the news that bargaining resumed today. It remains our hope that a deal will be reached at the table. In the event that no deal is reached, as of 12:01 AM Friday, March 18, all members of OPSEU Local 415 will be on strike. This is a full withdrawal of our […]

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