Letter from a Partial Load Professor

| 15/08/2017

Dear CAAT-A faculty members:

I know that many of you have waited quite some time for an increase in your salaries. After the proposal by the College Presidents this past winter to the Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development requesting a hefty increase to their salaries, I know that many of you deserve an increase in your salary too. And you do. The 7.5% increase over four years seems like a tolerable offer along with the other proposals.

Like you, over the past three years, all members of the bargaining unit have worked hard and dedicated themselves to ensuring that our students have acquired the skills they will need in their future careers. Every one of us deserves a raise. However, note that the offer by the colleges does not provide any gains for partial load, counsellors and librarians. The proposals offered by the colleges won’t change the workload or the unfairness quite a number of our members experience.

 

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Highlights:
1) fairness must be fairness for all of us
2) health benefits, and my experiences with our employer
3) why extending the moratorium on Article 2 grievances is BAD
4) why we need to vote “Yes” to strike

 

 

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Category: CAAT-A, Faculty, Solidarity

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