You’re a part of labour history. When printers in Toronto’s Typographical union went on strike for a nine hour workday in 1972, unions were illegal, but ten thousand people showed up to support them. From their struggle, we have a shorter
Below you will find a link to forms and documents you may need as we work to pressure those that have the power to a settlement.
Form B: direct deposit
Form J: accommodation
Bulletin 1 French English
video on precarious
Despite our bargaining team’s best efforts and willingness to compromise we will be on strike.
Please read the following 4 documents as we head down to the wire:
detailed offer of settlement
Press release English or French
Thanks to the bargaining team for their measured and wise approach.
The newest final offer presented by the College Employers Council and their spin of it requires some fairly sophisticated deconstruction. Bulletin 12 and 13 attempt to do that for those of us who are not contract law experts.
Today was another frustrating day for our negotiating team and a strike deadline was set for Monday Morning October 16. Read the press release from the negotiations team in English or in French. This does not mean that there will
After months of not negotiating there may be hope for movement from the College Employment Council as they consider their options.
Please read negotiations bulletin #11.
We have been inundated with questions about the possibility of a strike and what that would mean. While we prepare answers to those questions from our local 556 perspective it would be good for all of us to get acquainted
Please read the latest information released by our bargaining team here.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 28, 2017
Legal strike or lockout date set for October 15 in college faculty talks
TORONTO – The conciliator in contract negotiations between Ontario’s public colleges and their unionized faculty has confirmedOctober 15 at 12:01 a.m. as