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Contract Faculty Union Vote in October

Contract Faculty Union Vote in October

| 17/07/2017 | 0 Comments

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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Contract faculty will vote to unionize.

Contract faculty will vote to unionize.

| 27/06/2017 | 0 Comments

Contract faculty working at all 24 of Ontario’s public colleges will soon have a chance to vote to unionize, possibly in mid-July 2017  starting October 2 (update) The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) filed an application on 23 June 2017 to become the bargaining agent for faculty members who teach part-time and sessionals. Read […]

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OPSEU Part-Time/Sessional Unionizing Drive

OPSEU Part-Time/Sessional Unionizing Drive

| 19/06/2017 | 0 Comments

OPSEU Part-Time/Sessional Unionizing Drive Over one third of Seneca Faculty are Part-Time or Sessional That means that over one-third of our colleagues… …never get a vacation or sick day …get paid less per hour than Partial-Load and Full-Time faculty, for doing the same work …have no right to be considered as internal candidates when FT […]

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Colleges: Priorities at 50

Colleges: Priorities at 50

| 01/05/2017 | 0 Comments

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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Twitter Day of Action March 3 for Contract Faculty

Twitter Day of Action March 3 for Contract Faculty

| 27/02/2017 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Pension for Contract Faculty

Pension for Contract Faculty

| 17/01/2017 | 0 Comments

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. […]

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Fairness for Contract Faculty Day of Action

Fairness for Contract Faculty Day of Action

| 29/09/2016 | 0 Comments

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Fairness for Contract Faculty

Fairness for Contract Faculty

| 11/02/2016 | 0 Comments

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.

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