As faculty at George Brown College and members of OPSEU Local 556, your local union dues support five $1000 scholarships/bursaries for full time students that can demonstrate a financial need. These scholarships/bursaries are made possible through your local union dues
To all faculty:
George Brown College has recently switched from peer note takers to a third-party app, Note Taking Express (NTE). NTE is an Alberta-based company that allows students to audio-record classes using their app; then send the recording to
Join OPSEU Region 5 at the 2015 Labour Day Parade!
When: Monday , September 7, 8:30 a.m.
Where: University Ave (east side, just south of Dundas St.)
Invite your OPSEU colleagues
Bring your family, kids, and friends
Our contract for the next few years is now available in electronic version.
Here is the English version
Voici la version Francaise
From The Toronto Star October 22nd. Article
Faculty Seniority Report
Results at GBC
Yes to ratification: 28.7% No to ratification: 68.4%
Results across the system.
Yes to ratification: 61% No to ratification: 39%
Take a look at the unofficial results and the letter from the bargaining team
Links to documents used to make decisions will be archived here for the time being. They may be useful as we work in under the contract agreed to by the full membership, but not by members of local 556.
If you would like to get some very detailed information on Ontario Colleges, or would like to get a sense of what is on the minds of faculty in other colleges please take a look here.