Our negotiation team has decided to take a well-reasoned and firm stand on the top demands of faculty. Please make sure to read the attached bulletin (in english or in french) as it outlines how our grass-roots demands have been
As of July 4th contract negotiations have officially begun. The negotiations team has prepared a variety of materials that will help inform the membership. First of all a negotiations bulletin which you can read in French or English.
Attached please find FAQ’s in English and French as well as a timeline/flowchart of the Collective agreement process plus a guideline. Please inform yourselves so that you can better understand what is coming up over the summer months…. We need
Sent on behalf of the Bargaining Team
Dear college faculty members,
We head into collective agreement negotiations with the colleges this summer. As we look ahead, we know that we face some significant challenges to creating a better environment
We are happy to announce the winners of this year’s Local 556 scholarships. As usual we had a large number of applicants for the 2 types of scholarships.
Thanks to all of you who recommended students to this great opportunity.
The message came across loud and clear:
Ontario’s colleges need significant changes, for the sake of both the faculty who work in them and the students who rely on the education they provide. Gathering from across the province, delegates from
As faculty at George Brown College and members of OPSEU Local 556, your local union dues support six scholarships/bursaries for full time students that can demonstrate a financial need. These scholarships/bursaries are made possible through your local union dues deduction.
DATE: THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2ND.
TIME: 4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. (TO BE FOLOWED BY A SOCIAL AT THE JASON GEORGE )
LOCATION: 200 KING STREET EAST – ROOM #426A
***Homework: Please read Bargaining Bulletin #1 to help prepare for
After a very democratic process and 2 days of meetings delegates from each of the colleges voted in a bargaining team that will represent us in upcoming negotiations.
Pictured from left to right: Nicole Zwiers (L354/Durham), Mona Chevalier (L470/La Cite),
“All 24 of Ontario’s public colleges have entered into an agreement with The McDonald’s Corporation to accept employee training for McDonald’s managers as academic credit for college business programs…. Comprehensive credit transfer between public colleges and corporations in a