During the pandemic we have all become accustomed to recording our Teams lectures. In previous semesters, many of us have followed the recommendation set out by the college to make these recordings available to all students in each course. STOP. We are now in phase two of work-to-rule, and recording your lecture is [...]
Local 417 Annual General Meeting When? Wednesday, May 11th, 7:00 pm Where? Via Zoom If you would like to get notifications about up-coming meetings, please sign up for our mailing list.
Local 417 General Membership Meeting When? Wednesday, February 16th, 7:00 pm Where? Via Zoom Details to be shared via email and in the Facebook group * Delegates and Alternates for Regional Meeting (March 19) and OPSEU Convention (April 6) will be chosen at this meeting* If you would like to get notifications about [...]
Winter start-up is an especially busy time, particularly for Partial Load faculty who are just now receiving official contracts and timetables. The seemingly added task of tracking hours and not engaging in struck work could be interpreted as counterproductive- the work needs to get done regardless…right? Undoubtedly faculty are feeling anxious, annoyed, and [...]
Not all masks are created equal. It is important that members (and students) understand that the medical masks the college is providing are not adequate protection based on health guidelines. This is concerning. The Joint Health and Safety Committees are addressing this issue and will be releasing a statement later this [...]
Full-time faculty now have a video guide to help them read and understand their Standard Workload Forms (SWFs). The CAAT-A Bargaining team created a series of videos about how to read and understand your SWF, so that full-time faculty can understand the limits of their assigned workload.
Informal Drop-In Meeting: Strike Mandate Vote and Bargaining Information Tuesday, December 14, 2021 7:00-9:00 pm via Zoom Get the zoom meeting information here: firstname.lastname@example.org Or find the Zoom link information in Friday’s email digest. If you would like to get notifications about up-coming meetings, please sign up for our mailing list. [...]
Province-wide Faculty Meeting Monday, November 8 6:30 - 8:30 pm ET, via Zoom Over the last week, the bargaining landscape has changed dramatically: the communication blackout was lifted, the mediator’s report was released, and the College Employer Council (CEC) has filed for conciliation and an unfair labour practice complaint against OPSEU/SEFPO as the [...]
The following is adapted from communications by Fanshawe Local 110. SLC Faculty Local 417 is grateful for the solidarity and sharing of resources amongst all the OPSEU-CAAT A locals. Union officers and stewards give advice they believe, in good faith and according to their best measures. This advice is not always what members [...]
If you received an email directing you to complete training, you can thank me and the members of the Kingston Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC). Well, that and us trying to get the College to be compliant with the law. While our VP Academic may claim that the college is “ keenly focused [...]