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College faculty members represented by OPSEU/SEFPO are currently undertaking a work-to-rule strike action at Ontario’s 24 public colleges. This comes on the heels of a successful strike mandate, as voted by college faculty members, and after the imposition of terms and conditions by the employer in December.  As such, college faculty are only performing the…

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Work-to-rule and Bargaining FAQ for Students

Dear Students, As you may be aware, faculty (academic employees) at Ontario’s 24 colleges, represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU), and the College Employer Council (CEC), on behalf of the province’s colleges, have been working to negotiate a new collective agreement, which expired on September 30, 2021. The purpose of this ‘frequently…

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Ten things Ontario College students should know about their professors’ current bargaining with the Colleges

ON DECEMBER 15, 2021 BY ONTARIOCOLLEGEPROFIN 2021 ONTARIO COLLEGE BARGAINING 1. The faculty union represents over 15,000 professors, instructors, counsellors and librarians at the 24 Ontario public Colleges. 2. Because College management refuses to present an offer that addresses faculty’s main concerns in this round of bargaining, faculty will begin “work to rule” in January. That means that faculty…

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