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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

Announcement of Strike Deadline

Announcement of Strike Deadline Dear Faculty, Today, three months after commencing work-to-rule action, we are setting a strike deadline in an effort to compel the College Employer Council (CEC) and the College Presidents to do either of the two things they have refused to do since bargaining began:  Complete negotiations on faculty’s priority issues, or,Refer … Continue reading Announcement of Strike Deadline

Phase 3 Work-to-Rule Information

WORK-TO-RULE PHASE 3 STARTS TOMORROW: DETAILS BELOW Greetings faculty: The Colleges’ team, via the CEC, continues to assert that they will not return to the bargaining table, nor agree to refer outstanding issues to interest arbitration, despite faculty having clearly rejected their final offer.  Typically in bargaining, following a failed final offer vote, the employer … Continue reading Phase 3 Work-to-Rule Information

Kaplan Bargaining Award Decision Published

Dear College faculty members, 15 months after our Collective Agreement negotiations began, and six months after the parties agreed to conclude the negotiations through a process of interest arbitration, Arbitrator William Kaplan has today released his award that determines our new Collective Agreement, which will be in force until September 30, 2024 Attached to this … Continue reading Kaplan Bargaining Award Decision Published

College Faculty Arbitration Update

OPSEU/SEFPO CAAT Academic and the CEC participated in a mediation/arbitration September 7-9, 2022. Following the mediation part of the proceeding, an arbitration occurred on September 9, 2022. The arbitrator’s award will form the new collective agreement and it is anticipated that it will be received shortly. The arbitrator has imposed a continued media blackout until … Continue reading College Faculty Arbitration Update