Colleges Support Index (CAAT-S)
December 3, 2013 Members of CAAT Support kicked off their next
round of contract negotiations by electing a bargaining team this past weekend
at a pre-bargaining conference more....
September 26, 2013 The CAAT-S pre-bargaining conference
is quickly approaching. Deadline for applications is Oct. 30, 2013. Read the
details you will need to know to register
Conference Call Package
August 13, 2013 Liberal governments since 2008 bear
responsibility for a labour board decision yesterday that takes away the
democratic right of college part-time workers to form a union
2013 Effective January 1, 2014, the CAAT Pension Plan is eliminating
the existing waiting period of 24 months of continuous employment for part-time
January 21, 2013 Don’t risk losing your retirement! If we don’t know what
we have now, and what we risk losing, we might elect the wrong person to look
after our interests .more...
December 20, 2012
Food service workers at St. Clair College have reached a tentative three-year
agreement just days before the holidays.
November 15, 2012 On Wednesday November 14, OPSEU Locals at St. Clair
College set up a hot dog stand in support of 22 members of Local 137.
November 7, 2012 Support staff at St. Clair College will hold a barbecue
lunch to support food service workers. The rally is scheduled for Wednesday,
November 14 at 12 noon. . more...
October 24, 2012 Today, October 24, is Child Care and Early
Childhood Educator Appreciation Day. This year, our annual award recognizes
Ontario community colleges with on-campus child-care programs.
4, 2012 More than 3000 demonstrators rallied outside the Liberal Annual
General Membership meeting in Ottawa on September 28 protesting the
unconstitutional Bill 115 which undermines the quality of Ontario’s education
4, 2012 Throughout the spring and summer, your CAAT Pension Plan
representatives have been meeting with the Liberal government in two separate
3, 2012 Proposals put forward in a Ministry of Training, Colleges and
Universities discussion paper will damage the quality of post-secondary
education and increase government interference in higher education in Ontario,
according to faculty, staff and students. .
2, 2012 Four of the largest organizations will hold a press conference on
Wednesday to jointly release their responses to the Ministry of Training,
Colleges and Universities' discussion paper, Strengthening Ontario's Centres
of Creativity, Innovation and Knowledge.
September 21, 2012 A new report from CCPA says Ontario’s
Post-Secondary Education tuition and compulsory fees are the highest in Canada.
September 13, 2012 All retirement benefit plans are
created equal. Fact or myth? Find the answers to these and other questions.
June 29, 2012 The new College Support Staff Collective Agreement is now
available for download. The agreement is effective from September 1, 2011 to
August 31, 2014. . more...
June 11, 2012 On June 30, 2012, Loyalist College will close its Centre
for Early Childhood Education (ECE), a lab school providing placements for
Loyalist College ECE students. This decision affects four full-time College
Support Staff members and many families in the area.
June 5, 2012 OPSEU is seeking a College Support retired member to
represent OPSEU as a Trustee on the CAAT Pension Plan Board of Trustees for an
February 24, 2012
Members of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union, Ottawa District Labour
Council and community activists will protest on February 27 over Algonquin
College’s unjust suspension of a union official following comments made to the
Ottawa Citizen. more...
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