Local Monitoring Multi-College Collaboration Model

We all received the notice via email that the college entered into an agreement with Lambton, Sault, and Northern College last week; however, it is not clear to the Local that the other colleges have received this information. The details of that agreement are contained in the attached document: Multi-College Collaboration Model  MOU 190109.pdf The […]

Tuition cuts come with steep cost for students and education: OPSEU

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 17, 2019 Tuition cuts come with steep cost for students and education: OPSEU TORONTO – OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas says Premier Doug Ford’s 10 per cent cut to college and university tuition fees is a recipe for disaster and is a full frontal attack on democracy. “Today was really about […]

Erroneous data in Workday

It has come to the attention of the local that some faculty’s data has been erroneously transferred from the older HRIS system to the new Workday system. For example, one faculty member had 720 days of sick leave in HRIS, while it was recorded as 720 hours in Workday. If you are in a similar […]

Local 415 Supporting Students during Exams on Wed., Dec. 12 – Donations welcome

Hello all, On Wednesday, Dec. 12 from 10-2 in the J-link, Local 415 will again support students during the exam period by providing snacks. The Local has purchased some snacks, but invites members interested in supporting this initiative to drop your donations in C215b Tuesday between 8am – 4pm or Wednesday between 8am – 10am. […]

The Changing Faces of the College

We have reached a point where we need to ask what are we actually getting out of the college’s present administration. I have attached the link to a CBC interview that expresses the current administration’s view with respect to the sustainability of the Perth Campus. This view has not been shared with the Local through […]

June 12 Meeting – Equal Pay for Equal Work

Attached is a summary and the PowerPoint notes from the meeting held on June 12 re: equal pay for equal work (Bill 148) for contract faculty. Please direct any questions to divexcaata@gmail.com June 12 Equal Pay for Contract Faculty presentation June 12 College Contract Faculty meeting CAAT-A Divisional Executive Team

Program Cuts – 22 May 2018 Update

I want to present a profile on Rod Bain, professor in the Heritage Masonry program in Perth. I have known Rod for several years since he began his teaching career at the Perth campus in 2003. Rod is a mason and carpenter by trade and has a diploma in Technological Education from Queen’s University. Additionally, […]