Local demand-set – another issue to consider for February 20th

OPSEU Local 415

OPSEU Local 415 is the democratically-run body that represents Algonquin College full-time and partial-load faculty (professors and instructors), cousellors, and librarians.

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Our Local demand-set meeting is just over 1 month away. Here is another issue to start thinking about.

Did you know that our current Collective Agreement does not include a sunset provision? A sunset clause allows letters of discipline to be removed from an employee’s personnel file after time has passed. It is common for collective agreements to include language about such matters. Such a provision allows employees to not have discipline remain on their file indefinitely, without the need to file a grievance.

Discipline grievances take up space in the queue. By including a sunset provision, grievance time and resources can be spent on other matters.

Please note, if you are not able to participate either in person or online, you can present a proposal in writing to be considered by the membership in attendance at the meeting.

Please watch your e-mail for more updates and details, including upcoming surveys about workload and working conditions.

In solidarity,

Your Local 415 Leadership Team
Annette Bouzi, President
Judy Puritt, First Vice-President
Ala’ Qadi, Second Vice-President
Tracy Henderson, Chief Steward
Martin Lee, Secretary
Shawn Pentecost, Treasurer

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