CAAT (A)

Collective Bargaining
 

October 18, 2011 Delegates from 24 colleges, representing over 8,000 members, met this past weekend to begin the process of democratic discussions on the members’ demands for the next round of bargaining during 2012. A new team was elected to lead them into negotiations for a new collective agreement with the colleges.  The current agreement expires on August 31, 2012.  more...

Final count affirms acceptance of College offer

February 24, 2010 Verification of mail-in ballots has confirmed that faculty at Ontario’s 24 community colleges have narrowly accepted the employer’s contract offer. As a result, the offer from the Colleges becomes the new collective agreement for the next three years. more…

 

Results still uncertain

February 12, 2010 The vote on management’s offer last received is not yet completed. Segregated and mail-in ballots will need to be counted to determine the final result, depending on the number of ballots mailed in. more… 

February 9, 2010 A video message from
Ted Montgomery, Chair of
the CAAT A Bargaining Team.

College faculty vote results too close to determine

February 10, 2010 Results of the vote by faculty in Ontario’s 24 community colleges on the employer’s last contract offer are too close to determine whether the offer has been accepted or rejected. more… 

Know the issues before you vote!

New Sheets Added
February 7, 2010
. Learn what is really at stake before you vote on February 10. more…
 

Union calls on Colleges to return to bargaining after a rejection vote

February 9, 2010 OPSEU is calling on the employer to return to the bargaining table if a majority of their members reject the last offer received from the Colleges on February 10. more...

Your questions…answered

February 8, 2010 Read the answers to some commonly-asked questions about the upcoming employer offer vote. more…

Moderncolleges.ca is launched!

February 8, 2010 Aimed at students, parents, and the public, Moderncolleges.ca is a website to promote public awareness on issues surrounding quality education in our college system. more…

Media blitz to go province-wide

February 5, 2010 Beginning Monday, February 8, radio and newspaper ads will bring the message from college faculty to people across Ontario. more…

Management’s offer clarified

February 5, 2010 The Council’s posted offer contains their comments along with the actual contract language, which are often misleading and in some cases completely untrue. Read the offer with the union’s clarifications. more…

Agreed Items

February 5, 2010 Read the summary of the previously signed off “agreed to” items in the employer’s offer. more…

College faculty to vote on employer offer; OPSEU delays strike deadline

February 3, 2010 The Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) has ruled that faculty in Ontario’s 24 community colleges will vote on the employer’s offer on February 10, 2010. Today, OPSEU has announced that it will delay the strike deadline until February 17, 2010. more…
 

Union Proposal for Settlement

February 3, 2010 Latest Union Proposal for Settlement. more...

A message to all CAAT A members

February 3, 2010 A message to all CAAT A Members from the CAAT A Bargaining Team. more…

OPSEU to College faculty: Vote no to employer offer

February 2, 2010 News Release The union representing faculty members at 24 Ontario colleges is recommending that their members vote no to an employer offer that the Colleges will conduct. more…
 

OPSEU has solution to avoid province-wide College strike

February 1, 2010 A strike deadline for faculty members at 24 Ontario colleges has been set for February 11, 2010, but the union has proposed a solution to avert a potential province-wide strike. more…
 

Council Misinformation

January 29, 2010 Faculty Announcement Here’s the straight information on a possible membership vote more...

 

Talks continue

January 23, 2010 Negotiations News Strike mandate brings Colleges back to the table; Costing analysis of union proposals, more...
 

What will it take to reach a settlement?

January 19, 2010 Negotiations News The union is hopeful that the employer will work towards a reasonable and responsible settlement. more...

 

Strike mandate signals time to resume serious bargaining

January 13, 2010 In a show of support community college faculty have given their negotiators authorization to call a strike more

Ontario Faculty Set to Vote Yes today

January 13, 2010 Today's strike vote schedule more...
 

Quebec’s National Federation of Teachers show support

January 12, 2010 Federation urges faculty to vote Yes  more...

 

Get the Facts on the Strike Vote

Jan. 11, 2010 Myths and facts. more

Jan. 11, 2010 Key Facts. more

Jan. 11, 2010 Yes in Favour of Strike Action. more

Jan 11, 2010, Jan. 13 Authorize a Strike Mandate. more

Bulletin to All Faculty

January 7, 2010 The strike vote is not a contract vote. more...

College Faculty Prepare to Vote for a strike mandate

Jan. 6, 2010 Why vote yes for a strike mandate on January 13? more...

Jan. 6, 2010 Workload, academic freedom and partial load, key bargaining issues. More...

Employer Revised Terms and Conditions. More

January 5, 2010  Employer imposes terms and conditions Nov. 18, 2009 more...

National Union of Public and General Employees applauds college faculty efforts to fight for quality education

January 4, 2009 James Clancy, President, National Union of Public and General Employees sends letter of support to CAAT-A faculty. more…

Strike vote set for Jan. 13, 2010

December 22, 2009 The bargaining team seeks a strike mandate on January 13, 2010. more …  

“No Concessions”, Not true!

December 16, 2009 In a letter to all faculty dated November 16 the negotiating team points out nine concessions in the imposed terms and conditions, despite management’s continued denial of same. more … 

Workload remains principal unresolved issue from 2006 strike

December 16, 2009 The Ottawa Citizen, Algonquin College's faculty union is planning a strike vote for Jan. 13 as negotiations have failed to settle lingering issues from a 2006 strike. more...

Colleges break off negotiations with CAAT-A faculty

December 16, 2009 News Release College negotiators have cut off talks with the CAAT-A bargaining team despite significant modifications to the union's proposals more...

Letters of Solidarity

December 15, 2009 Letters of Solidarity in support of OPSEU College Faculty members were sent to the Minister of Training and Colleges, urging the Colleges to negotiate in good faith with the union. more…

Faculty have full support of OPSEU

December 11, 2009 In a letter   from OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas to CAAT-A faculty, OPSEU guarantees full support now and following Jan. 13 strike vote.

College faculty table revised offer in effort to achieve settlement

December 1, 2009 News Release Community college faculty tabled a revised position Monday hoping to reach a settlement in contract talks. more …

Black Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Faculty across the province wore black to mark the imposition of terms and conditions of employment by Council. more....

Task force report key to quality college education

November 17, 2009 Negotiations News The principal and consistent theme of the Report of the Workload Task Force is that Ontario College workload assignment and general educational practices should resemble those found in Ontario universities. more …

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