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June Newsletter 2022

This month, the College Employer Council (CEC) will begin Full-Time Support Staff negotiations. In this edition of CEC’s newsletter we introduce the Full-Time Support Staff Management Bargaining Team. We also provide updates on the most recent CEC benefit webinars, and the status of the full-time academic bargaining.
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Strike Averted: Colleges and OPSEU Agree to Unconditional Interest Arbitration

We are pleased to advise that after 12 hours at the bargaining table, the parties have agreed to unconditional interest arbitration on both parties’ outstanding issues. Hearing dates mutually convenient to the parties will be scheduled soon
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No Strike

The CEC and OPSEU/SEFPO have reached an agreement to enter binding interest arbitration and the strike that was scheduled to commence at 12:01am on March 18, 2022, is called off. This also includes all work-to-rule strike activities.
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Bargaining Resumes: Management Urges Union to Call Off Strike

Today, Management and OPSEU return to the bargaining table to discuss the academic employee collective agreement. Management is prepared to meet all day and all night, and continue Friday and through the weekend if necessary. Colleges ask the Union to suspend any strike action in favour of continued talks.
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