Bargaining News

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Month Date of Issue Topic
2012
August 29th Colleges accept August 16th Union Offer of Settlement
23rd Ontario Colleges file "No Board", move to lock out Faculty or impose contract: OPSEU
16th
15th Brief overview of settlements in the Education Sector
13th Pensions for most OPSEU members under attack... Want a poster for your workstation? Click here.
10th

NEW: College Faculty Negotiations Web Site

     
July 23rd Union members at Community Living Quinte West reject contract offer
20th

College "facilitator" proposal bad news for nursing program.

20th Conciliation Memo - July 20, 2012
19th

College faculty request conciliator as contract talks stall

3rd

New video with Smokey Thomas on quality education

     
June    
28th News from the Bargaining Table
13th College Faculty - Experts in Student Success - Symposium a huge success
11th

Quality Education Video Contest winner announced - Peter Biesterfeld from OPSEU Local 416 at Algonquin College - View here

8th

The Quality of University Education should Upset Students - "the authors calculate that Ontario’s undergraduate education system now delivers approximately 45 per cent as much teaching by full-time faculty per student as it did during the early 1990s." -  Newspaper Article - page A9, The Record 08 June 2012

6th Employers' Council Initial Proposals
3rd University of Toronto Settlement highlight: +7% over 3 years; more...
1st Negotiations: The Legal Framework
     
May 9th Improvements to Staffing Language: A top priority in upcoming negotiations
     
April 5th Quality Education tops Agenda at Demand-Setting Meeting
     
March 26th Colleges Need to Create more Full-Time Positions
Closes 13 May Quality Education Video Contest
DIVEX DIVEX Newsletter - Coordinators' Roles
14th Comparators are the Key to Salary Negotiations
Les groupes comparateurs sont la clef pour comprendre les négociacions salariale
     
February 24th Union protests anti-union tactics at Algonquin College
 
January 23rd Why is Academic Freedom Important for Ontario Colleges?
2011
December 16th Where do contract demands come from?
     
November 21st Bargaining News Update
Actualité de Négociation
     
October 18th OPSEU College Academics elect new team at Pre-bargaining conference
1st

Exercising your Democratic Rights: A Letter to Faculty from the CAAT (Academic) Divisional Executive