The College Employer Council, and the college presidents who direct them, are ramping up their efforts to convince faculty to accept an offer that does not address faculty’s basic demands around workload; job protections for partial-load faculty, counsellors, and librarians; equity and decolonization efforts; consent to use of course materials; or reasonable coordinator duties.
Video: CEC Captive Audience Communication Strategy
Below please find the latest video from the team, which reviews what’s missing from the CEC’s final offer, and how they are using anti-union captive audience communications techniques to force faculty to read their messaging. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2l1uPKUQvU)
Provincewide Faculty Town Hall: Register now!
Just a reminder that tomorrow, February 2 at 6pm, the CAAT-A Divisional Executive will host a third provincewide Town Hall with the Bargaining Team. These town halls have proven extraordinarily popular so far; thousands of members have attended and hundreds of member questions have been answered.
You can attend by registering here (French translation and ASL interpretation will be provided). We urge you to bring a colleague who may not have attended a previous event:
When: Feb 2, 2022 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Faculty Town Hall
Register in advance for this webinar:
Please register using a non-college (private) email address.
Five Reasons to Reject
Below please find a simple reference sheet, “Five Reasons to Reject the CEC’s Forced Offer.” This document provides a quick overview for faculty on why the CEC’s offer fails to address faculty and student needs.
We hope that this information helps, and look forward to speaking with you on February 2.
JP, Jonathan, Katie, Michelle, Ravi, Rebecca, and Shawn
Your CAAT-A Bargaining Team