Tweet, Post, Comment, ReTweet #Fairness4CF
On March 3, faculty, students, staff, and concerned citizens from across Ontario will engage in a day of action on Twitter to raise awareness about the need for fairness for contract faculty.
Throughout the day, university and college community members will be invited to send their Boards of Governors or College Employer Council a message about their priorities for the institution, including improving contract faculty working conditions and the quality of education offered to students.
Ontario college faculty and supporters should send your messages to the College Employer Council and its chair, Linda Franklin and Minister of Advanced Education for the Ontario government, Deb Matthews:
For Seneca, tweet @SenecaPresident
The hashtag to use is: #Fairness4CF
#Fairness4CF Fairness for contract faculty means equal access to benefits.
It’s time for respect! @CollegesOntario
#Fairness4CF Faculty working conditions are students learning conditions.
#Fairness4CF Contract faculty deserve equal pay for work of equal value, job security, and access to benefits.@Deb_Matthews
You can also post these messages on your Facebook and/or post to Contract Faculty Forward Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/contractfacultyforward/
Our contract faculty colleagues need your support. Tell the Council and the Ministry that part time faculty deserve fair treatment.
All faculty, counselors and librarians welcomed!
February 19, 2017
12pm – 2pm
The Bier Markt
7 O’Neill Road, Toronto, ON, M3C 0H2
Paid for by your union, OPSEU Local 560
Let’s be collegial!
- Meet your fellow faculty members across all campuses
- Share teaching experiences from your Schools
- All faculty welcomed!
- This is not a meeting: no reports, no votes, no agenda. Let’s just be collegial!
- Sign up here and advise on any food allergies or intolerances.
- RSVP by February 10th, 2017
OPSEU members in either CAAT Academic or CAAT Support who are not employed on a regular full-time basis can now join the CAAT Pension Plan when they are hired, or at any time following their date of hire. Joining the CAAT Pension Plan can help you build a stable, predictable retirement income while you work.
For basic info, see this FAQ document.
Where can I get more information?
You can get detailed information on the CAAT Pension Plan’s website at:
The website has information on how the pension benefit is calculated, features of the plan, contribution rates and even shows example of contributions and benefits for both faculty and support members.
You can also call the CAAT Pension Plan at (416) 673-9000 or 1-866-350-2228 or email at email@example.com
Contract faculty deserve equal pay for equal work, yet the colleges continue to exploit them by paying as little as possible. Furthermore, our part-time faculty live under a constant threat of losing their positions entirely should they “rock the boat”. These dedicated faculty should be treated with respect and paid accordingly.