Dear CAAT-A Members, As the semester winds to a close, we wanted to reach out to keep you posted on the latest developments related to the conclusion of a new Collective Agreement. Mediation/Arbitration Scheduling In March, both sides agreed to go to interest arbitration before Arbitrator William Kaplan, who will oversee a process of mediation … Continue reading Update from the Bargaining Team
Greetings Faculty: A huge thank you to each of you for standing strong during a long and difficult round of bargaining. As you know by now, facing pressure from student organizations and the resolve of faculty, on Thursday evening–just one hour before the strike deadline–the College Employer Council (CEC) agreed to send matters to binding … Continue reading Bargaining and Arbitration update
The parties have reached an agreement to enter binding interest arbitration and the strike that was scheduled to commence at 12:01 am on March 18, 2022, is called off. This also concludes all work-to-rule strike activities.
Dear Faculty, Over the past two days, the bargaining team has met with close to 2,000 members at various Locals to address questions arising as a result of the strike deadline. The solidarity and resolve demonstrated by faculty in these meetings was simply inspiring. The faculty bargaining team is meeting with the College Employer team … Continue reading Bargaining Update: Sample Letters to Students
Greetings all: Yesterday, the faculty bargaining team invited the CEC to join us back to the table today and tomorrow (see letter below) with no preconditions, and they have agreed to meet on Thursday. Both parties will meet on Thursday to attempt to reach a negotiated settlement prior to the strike deadline at 12.01am Friday, March 18. As … Continue reading Bargaining continues Thursday