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Part-Time / Sessional Faculty:<br /> Where You Can Vote to Unionize

Part-Time / Sessional Faculty:
Where You Can Vote to Unionize

| 28/09/2017 | 0 Comments

Part-Time and Sessional Faculty Vote To Unionize.  Vote “Yes” at: College Campus Date Time Room Seneca Newnham Campus. 1750 Finch Ave E, Toronto Monday, Oct 2nd 12 pm (noon)-4pm and 5:30pm-7:30pm Lobby – Building B (next to Fashion Boutique) Seneca Peterborough Aviation. 925-580 Airport Rd, Peterborough Tuesday, Oct 10th 12:30pm-1:30pm Boardroom, 2nd floor Seneca Newmarket […]

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Get Out The Vote for Part-Time and Sessional Faculty Colleagues

Get Out The Vote for Part-Time and Sessional Faculty Colleagues

| 28/09/2017 | 0 Comments

From October 2 to 13, part-time and sessional faculty at all 24 public colleges will be voting to join our union at locations across the province. This is an incredible opportunity for our part-time and sessional faculty colleagues to vote for equal pay for equal work, access to benefits, more full-time opportunities, and job security. […]

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PT / SESS Unionization Q&A

PT / SESS Unionization Q&A

| 26/09/2017 | 0 Comments

Part Time and Sessional — Vote YES to unionize. You are seeing how important it is for FT and PL to be unionized; now it is your turn to be heard.  While you are waiting to vote, check out the Q&A  

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MPP grills Liberals over contract faculty in colleges

MPP grills Liberals over contract faculty in colleges

| 20/09/2017 | 0 Comments

London West MPP Peggy Sattler put Liberal cabinet ministers on the spot Wednesday when she asked about government plans to help improve job security and bring in “equal pay for equal work” for contract faculty in Ontario’s public colleges. Advanced Education Minister Deb Matthews and Labour Minister Kevin Flynn were noncommittal but thoughtful in their […]

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Union to MPPs: Support ‘better plan’ for Ontario’s colleges

Union to MPPs: Support ‘better plan’ for Ontario’s colleges

| 20/09/2017 | 0 Comments

Toronto – Unionized college faculty from across Ontario are at Queen’s Park today to ask MPPs to support their “better plan” for the province’s 24 public colleges. “Ontario’s colleges are at a critical juncture,” said JP Hornick, chair of the college faculty bargaining team for the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). “We are increasingly working […]

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19-09 UPDATE: PT & Sessional Vote to Unionize

19-09 UPDATE: PT & Sessional Vote to Unionize

| 19/09/2017 | 0 Comments

Check where and when to vote here. A quick update: Voting schedule: begins on October 2nd  lasts approximately two weeks. We don’t have the specific times and dates yet as these are  determined by the Ontario Labour Relations Board The employer’s voters list has 14,237 people on it will include 7778 new names, which were […]

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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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Contract faculty will vote to unionize.

Contract faculty will vote to unionize.

| 27/06/2017

Contract faculty working at all 24 of Ontario’s public colleges will soon have a chance to vote to unionize,  starting October 2 (updated date) 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 more here.

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OPSEU Part-Time/Sessional Unionizing Drive

OPSEU Part-Time/Sessional Unionizing Drive

| 19/06/2017

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

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

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

| 17/01/2017

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. […]

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Fairness for Contract Faculty Day of Action

| 29/09/2016

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Fairness for Contract Faculty

Fairness for Contract Faculty

| 11/02/2016

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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Contract Faculty Day of Action

Contract Faculty Day of Action

| 10/02/2016

On every college and university campus, contract faculty, full-time faculty members and students will stand together with signs and leaflets supporting fairness for contract faculty at a location that is symbolic for your campus. The goal: 1) Visible support on your campus for contract faculty on February 11. 2) A photo record of your action […]

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