GMM (General Membership Meeting): Friday September 3rd

Please join us on Friday, September 3, from 12 to 1:30 PM, for our Local 415 General Membership Meeting (GMM). You will find the meeting agenda here. At the meeting, we will provide an update on local and provincial matters, as well as proceed with elections to union committees for the 2021-22 academic year. To participate, please follow […]

June Message

As we wrap up June, many faculty members and colleagues are beginning annual leave while others are returning to work the July-August portion of the Spring semester. Best wishes to both groups and please note these quick reminders: Brightspace and Article 13 Update: Members have approached the Local regarding questions of ownership of Brightspace shells, PowerPoint presentations, […]

February Update

As we continue to keep strict adherence to government guidelines with remote teaching and greatly reduced special on-campus classes the norm, please see a few Local updates below: Successful Demand Setting Meeting & Next StepsLast Thursday’s Demand Setting Meeting was a success. More than 100 members attended our online meeting and many took the virtual […]

February 4 Demand Setting & 2021 Bargaining Video #1

Video thumbnail - Stewards explaining Bargaining 2021

This is a friendly reminder that our Local Demand Setting meeting is scheduled for 4 PM this Thursday, February 4th. If you haven’t yet registered, please register for the meeting providing your non-college e-mail account here. To learn more about the 2021 bargaining process, please watch this video prepared by stewards of our Local. We […]

Local 415 Demand Setting Meeting

Please join us Thursday, February 4 from 4 to 6 p.m. for our Local 415 Demand Setting Meeting. This meeting is a critical opportunity for you to have your voice heard as we set priorities for the 2021 round of collective bargaining. There are some key steps to this process: Please be sure you have completed […]

Partial Load W’21 Welcome

Happy New Year and Welcome to Winter 2021! In case you are new Partial-Load (PL), please let me introduce myself, Martin Lee, as your Partial-Load Liaison steward. I can be reached via COMMS@locallines.org Contract Faculty felt the weight of 2020 in very particular ways: we heard you. This year, as we enter bargaining, we need […]

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. […]

Saving our Services: Stopping the cuts to Ottawa

This message is being sent to all of OPSEU Local 415 on behalf of the Ottawa Health Coalition. As citizens of the greater Ottawa with an interest in quality health services for our families and ourselves, all of us should be concerned about proposed cuts to the Ottawa Hospital. As well, as faculty we have […]