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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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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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September 14: The time is now

September 14: The time is now

| 13/09/2017 | 0 Comments

[ tl;dr – Vote Yes. A strong strike vote doesn’t mean we’re going on strike, it strongly encourage employers to bargain.  ]   College faculty want a better college system – a strong strike vote gives us the power to get it   Fifty years after its founding, Ontario’s college system is broken. It is underfunded. […]

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General Membership Meeting – Pre-Strike Authorization Vote

General Membership Meeting – Pre-Strike Authorization Vote

| 12/09/2017 | 0 Comments

GMM for all Full Time and Partial-Load Professors, Instructors, Counsellors and Librarians. Lady Hamilton Ballroom Refreshments at 5:30, meeting begins at 6:00 p.m. Agenda: Bargaining Team Chair presentation Strike Pay discussion Budget Resolution: Solidarity/Mobilization Proposed Budget Amendment Free parking, child/eldercare reimbursement. All Full-time and Partial-load faculty should attend. We welcome Part-time and Sessional faculty as […]

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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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College faculty strike vote set for September 14

College faculty strike vote set for September 14

| 29/08/2017 | 0 Comments

Media outlets reported last week on the upcoming strike vote at Ontario colleges. OPSEU sets Sept. 14 strike vote for Ontario college teachers, instructors College teachers and other faculty at Ontario’s 24 colleges will hold a strike vote on September 14. Today is the last scheduled day of talks before the start of the school […]

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Without fairness, there can be no deal

Without fairness, there can be no deal

| 03/08/2017

Negotiations Bulletin, Issue 5 Fifty years in, our college system has its successes – and its flaws. On the one hand, the system has grown in leaps and bounds, supporting the economic growth of a province that continues to boast one of the strongest economies in the country. On the other, it has failed to […]

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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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