Category: Members

Statement from the Local Executive on #ScholarStrikeCanada

Dear Colleagues, We write you at the end of the first day of the Scholar Strike day of action, organized by scholars across North America, as a call to action for social and racial justice. You can read more about the events here. There are many ways to participate and we will support all members […]

Academic Freedom and Course Delivery

As we finalize our preparation for the fall term start up, it felt timely to highlight a significant gain achieved during our last round of bargaining: academic freedom. Under Article 13.04 “Every faculty member is able to exercise academic freedom in the performance of his/her duties. Academic freedom at the College includes the right to […]

August Update

Dear Colleagues, With the return to most post-secondary classes scheduled for September 8, many are returning to work to prepare for the fall. We want to recognize the hard work of faculty who have been working throughout the Spring and Summer term, including the many who have participated in the Summer Pilot on our campuses. […]

June Update

With the annual leave period beginning for many faculty and a number of colleagues returning to work next week, we wanted to reach out to stay connected during this transition and highlight a few key points. Workload update: Over the last few weeks, several faculty members have seen positive results by bringing their SWFs to the […]

April 17 Ottawa Action on Education & Healthcare at MPP Jeremy Roberts Office

Ford’s budget on April 11 could mean more cuts to the programs and public services that working people and their families depend on: health care, education, public services, decent work and healthy communities are all at risk. The Ontario Federation of Labour has organized a day of action for Wednesday, April 17 2019. As part […]

CAAT Pension Plan funded status grows to 120% with benefit security reserves of $2.6 billion

The CAAT Pension Plan stands 120% funded on a going-concern basis, with a funding reserve of $2.6 billion, based on its latest actuarial valuation as at January 1, 2019. This is an improvement over last year’s valuation that showed the Plan 118% funded with a funding reserve of $2.3 billion. You may read the full […]

Update of the Board of Governors (BOG) meeting 3 February 25, 2019

I attended this meeting remotely from home as I had just had knee surgery and was unable to make the meeting in person.  Here is my report to you the faculty. The meeting started with Celebrating Student Success and recognizing the students from the school of Business Marketing team who competed in the Ontario College […]

Partial Load Registry Information Update 20 Nov 2018

At a recent meeting of the College Employment Stability Committee (CESC), the college finally provided the faculty union local with the alphabetical list of the 120 of our 332 Partial-Load (PL) employees who were deemed eligible for priority hiring. No other data was provided to the local, except that the PL Registry for calendar year […]

Reminder – Register NOW on the Partial-Load Registry

One of the major gains from this round of bargaining is the Partial Load Registry that serves to prioritize the hiring of Partial Load employees who have registered their interest in being employed as a partial load employee in the following calendar year. Partial-Load Registry Application Form – 2019 Calendar Year All partial-load employees employed […]

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