General Membership Meeting – September 1, 2022

Please join us Thursday, September 1st 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, Thursday, September 1st, 2022. We hope to see you at […]

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 […]

February Message

OPSEU Local 415 condemns the ongoing truck convoy protest. We respect and support everyone’s right to peacefully protest, but this occupation has long passed that point.  To all of our members impacted by the protest, please reach out to us if you require any support, including accessing resources from the college. Our local also has […]

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 […]

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 […]

Local 415 Town Hall on Bargaining

As you have seen from recent communications, despite efforts at mediation initiated by our CAAT-A Bargaining Team, the College Employer Council continues to take an adversarial position. At this stage, we are eager to hear from you, our membership. Please join us this Thursday, November 4 from 5:00 to 6:30 PM at our Local 415 Bargaining Town Hall. At […]

Bargaining Update

Included here you will find a link to the bargaining team’s initial video outlining our shared vision for this round of negotiations. Our vision is rooted firmly in college faculty’s commitment to transparent and democratic processes that lead to a shared set of demands reflecting our core issues. Our demands are grounded in foundational principles: […]

End of W’21 Semester

Happy Earth Day. Hopefully, you were able to take a pause away from your screens and reenergize in the spring sun. Today’s message covers a few key points, including wishes for a successful conclusion to the Winter ’21 semester and best wishes to those starting their annual leave later this month. WorkloadOur Local continues to […]