Program Cuts – 30 April 2018 Update

 I want to present a profile on Mark Stevens, professor in the Motive Power Technician program in Pembroke. I have met Mark on a number of occasions primarily dealing with the intake suspension related to his program. Mark is a Master Mechanic who also has operated his own business for many years prior to joining […]

Program Cuts

Last month, the local was taken by surprise and was dismayed by the announced intake suspensions of seven programs: five at Perth, one at Pembroke, and one at Woodroffe. We were surprised as there had been no prior communication to the local that any of the programs were in difficulty. We were dismayed as the […]

Information you need to know about Health & Safety

DID YOU KNOW? Risk Management and Physical Resources are 2 different departments. Risk Management deals with Health & Safety issues. Occupational Health and Safety details posted @ http://www.algonquincollege.com/safety-security-services/home/risk-insurance-management/ Risk Management www.algonquincollege.com The College has endorsed an Enterprise Risk Management Framework to support its efforts in the area of risk management. This framework is steered through the College […]

Partial Load Registry serves to prioritize the hiring of partial load employees

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, detailed in the following excerpts from our new collective agreement. 26.10 D […]

Social Media Day of Action for Contract Faculty – February 28

Dear faculty and allies,   February 28 is the Social Media Day of Action for Fairness for Contract Faculty in partnership with our university colleagues at the Ontario Coalition University Faculty Associations (OCUFA). The goal is to ensure that the issues of precarious work and fairness for contract faculty are trending on social media platforms in a […]

Statement of Solidarity with Ontario College Faculty members in Bargaining September 20,2017

The Cross-Campus Alliance at York University sends its solidarity to the 12,000 members of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union  (OPSEU)’s College Academic Division who are currently in bargaining with their employer, College Employer Council.   Attached is their letter of support which calls upon the College Employer Council to bargain in good faith and […]

CAC Nomination

Nominations are now open for faculty reps on the College Academic Council for the 2017-19 academic years. One person is required from each of the following areas: Academic Access Heritage Institute Language Institute Police and Public Safety Institute School of Health and Community Studies School of Hospitality and Tourism Commitment is one meeting a month […]