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Updated Bargaining & Strike/Lockout Q&A

Updated Bargaining & Strike/Lockout Q&A

| 08/09/2017 | 0 Comments

Are you wondering what a “yes” strike vote means?  or when a lockout can happen? or what happens to bargaining after the strike vote? Get these questions and some of your questions answered in our updated Bargaining 2017 Q&A.  

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General Membership Meeting – 12 September 2017

General Membership Meeting – 12 September 2017

| 05/09/2017 | 0 Comments

Pre-Strike Authorization Membership Meeting Agenda: Bargaining Team Chair presentation Strike Pay discussion Budget Resolution: Solidarity/Mobilization Proposed Budget Amendment [ continue reading ]

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What’s Wrong with the Employer’s Offer

What’s Wrong with the Employer’s Offer

| 21/08/2017 | 0 Comments

August 21, 2017 Dear Faculty Members: As you may already know, on August 8, the College Employer Council, which represents all 24 of Ontario’s colleges in bargaining, made a settlement offer to cut short the current round of collective bargaining for partial-load and full-time faculty. This premature offer ignores all faculty proposals to address fairness […]

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Quick Notes on Strike Vote from Local 560

Quick Notes on Strike Vote from Local 560

| 04/08/2017

Dear Local 560 members, I hope that your summer is going well. In light of our bargaining team’s latest, fifth newsletter yesterday, and the team’s request for a Strike Authorization Vote, I wanted to offer a quick update about bargaining. As you know, bargaining between OPSEU and the College Employer Council is underway. Representing faculty […]

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Contract Faculty Union Vote in October

Contract Faculty Union Vote in October

| 17/07/2017

The Labour Board has decided that the representation vote for part-time and sessional faculty will begin on October 2, 2017. For contract faculty, this will be an incredible opportunity to radically improve their working conditions. OPSEU will be sending an email to contract faculty shortly, informing them of the upcoming vote. OPSEU will be updating […]

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New Stewards Elected for SEL & SOM

New Stewards Elected for SEL & SOM

| 06/07/2017

Thankyou and welcome to our new stewards at S@Y: Prof. T. Abbott representing the School of Media (SOM). Prof. A. Ainsworth representing the School of English and Liberal Studies & Liberal Arts University Transfer (SEL & LAT)

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Weekend Educational 23.09-24.09

Weekend Educational 23.09-24.09

| 28/06/2017

Region 5 Weekend Educational Date: September 23-24 2017 Application Deadline: 4:00 p.m. July 11, 2017 LOCATION: Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Toronto 475 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON    M4Y 1X7 Tel: Toll-free 1-800-847-5075 or 416-924-0611 Sat., Sept. 23, 2017              9:00 am – 5:00 pm (approx.) Sun., Sept. 24, 2017             9:00 am – 4:00 pm (approx.) […]

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Steward Elections SoM (S@Y), 5 July 2017

Steward Elections SoM (S@Y), 5 July 2017

| 21/06/2017

MARK YOUR CALENDARS…. ELECTION: UP TO FOUR LOCAL 560 STEWARDS FOR: SoM at S@Y   WHERE: S1209 WHEN: WEDNESDAY, JULY 5 AT NOON In a ten-minute meeting, we will elect up to four stewards from among the Full-Time and Partial-Load professors in the areas of SoM, at S@Y.  Each elected steward will represent both of […]

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Steward Elections SELS & LAT (S@Y), 5 July 2017

Steward Elections SELS & LAT (S@Y), 5 July 2017

| 20/06/2017

MARK YOUR CALENDARS…. ELECTION: UP TO FOUR LOCAL 560 STEWARDS FOR: SELS/LAT at S@Y   WHERE: S1209 WHEN: WEDNESDAY, JULY 5 AT NOON In a ten-minute meeting, we will elect up to four stewards from among the Full-Time and Partial-Load professors in the areas of SELS and LAT, at S@Y.  Each elected steward will represent […]

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Colleges: Priorities at 50

Colleges: Priorities at 50

| 01/05/2017

Ontario’s public college system turns 50 this year. As Ontario celebrates that milestone, OPSEU’s College Faculty bargaining team looks at the priorities of college presidents, and proposes a different path, one that invests in students and faculty first.  

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Family Movie Day

Family Movie Day

| 30/03/2017

Celebrate Spring with Family Movie Day Saturday, April 8, 2017 – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Fox Theatre 2236 Queen Street East (The Beaches) 416-691-7335 www.foxtheatre.ca Paid for by your union, OPSEU Local 560 (www.opseu560.org) Kung Fu Panda 3 Come watch Po, a Giant Panda and master of Kung Fu, learn how to teach his new family […]

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Part-Time Office Administrator Needed

Part-Time Office Administrator Needed

| 31/01/2017

OPSEU Local 560 is currently looking for an experienced Part-time Office Administrator to join our team in the Scarborough/North York area.  This position is for 30 hours a week, on a fixed-term contract until June 30, 2017. Compensation commensurate with qualifications, skills, and experience As an Office Administrator, you would be responsible for the following: […]

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Demand-Setting and Budget Meeting 13 February 2017

Demand-Setting and Budget Meeting 13 February 2017

| 30/01/2017

GMM: At this meeting, we will be determining the 2017 budget for Local 560. No less importantly, we will be voting on and ranking our priorities as a Local for this summer’s round of Collective Agreement negotiations. Agenda: Annual Budget Negotiations Team Presentation Demand-Setting Contract Faculty Update and Mobilization discussion [ continue reading ]   […]

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Faculty Social

Faculty Social

| 22/01/2017

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: […]

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Jane Campus Steward Election

Jane Campus Steward Election

| 14/11/2016

There will be an election for stewards at Jane Campus: Where: Jane Campus, 202 When: Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. Stewards are at the heart of our Union. As members of the Local 560 Executive Committee, they represent the needs and concerns of the faculty in their area, and facilitate the flow of […]

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