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College Employer Council and OPSEU College Part-Time Support Staff Ratify New Collective Agreement

We are pleased to announce that College Part-Time Support Staff employees have voted in favour of ratifying a new collective agreement. Voting was conducted virtually this round and 89.4 per cent voted in favour of ratifying the new terms.
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Management Team Bargaining Update August 17 2021

Over the course of the week, the management team met with OPSEU CAAT-A bargaining team to provide the Union with initial thoughts, ask questions to better understand the rationale behind CAAT-A’s proposed changes, offered counter-proposals, and requested additional bargaining dates to ensure adequate time to engage in meaningful discussion with the Union.
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August Newsletter

This month, post-secondary institutions continue to prepare for the Fall 2021 cohort to start in September. Currently, many Colleges have mandated vaccines to live in residence or play varsity sports.
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Management Team Bargaining Update August 5 2021

The two bargaining teams (management and OPSEU CAAT-A) met through Zoom between August 3-5, 2021. On the first day, the teams were able to come to an understanding regarding ground rules and quickly proceeded to the presentation of proposals.
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Management Team Bargaining Update July 9, 2021

On Wednesday July 7 and Thursday July 8, 2021, the two bargaining teams (management and OPSEU) met through Zoom.  These meetings mark the beginning of negotiations for a collective agreement with CAAT-A, which is made up of full-time and partial-load faculty, librarians, and counsellors. This agreement expires on September 30, 2021. Over the course of these two days, both teams engaged in discussion and deliberation on ground rules, opening statements, and initial proposals.
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