Bargaining continues Thursday

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

Response to Students Associations from Bargaining Team

Response to 15 College Students Associations Across Ontario Send Open Letter to College Employer Council, Ontario Public Service Employees Union, Ministry of Colleges and Universities Dear Student Leaders: Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts and perspective.  We understand the stress you are under, and share your concerns about the continued unrest. … Continue reading Response to Students Associations from Bargaining Team

Legal rationale work-to-rule

Legal rationale work-to-rule Greetings faculty: Below please find the letter from our legal team regarding the lawfulness of our work-to-rule actions.  Please note in particular: "The direction to engage in a strike, and the nature of the strike action, are matters for the union to determine. The College Employer Council (CEC) and the Colleges have … Continue reading Legal rationale work-to-rule

Faculty Bargaining Update

Greetings all: Many thanks to the 700+ faculty who turned out to the Provincewide Bargaining Update webinar on February 2nd, and to the additional hundreds of faculty who've been attending local bargaining Q&As.  There has been incredible engagement at these events, along with fantastic questions and feedback from those who have been able to attend.  The message … Continue reading Faculty Bargaining Update