Zoom Drop-In Meeting: Wednesday, April 7, 7pm

Questions about your contract? Your SWF? Your workload? Bring them to Stewards and members of the Local 417 Executive Committee. When? Wednesday, April 7, 7:00pm to 8:00pm Where? Via Zoom There will be door prizes! Get the zoom meeting information here: christina.decarie@slcfaculty.ca Find the Zoom link information in Friday’s email digest. If you [...]

By |2021-03-19T11:44:47-04:00March 19th, 2021|Drop-In Meetings, Meetings, Public News|0 Comments

Counsellor Class Definition Committee – Survey Highlights and an Opportunity to Contribute to New Definition

In January, Counsellors were invited to participate in a survey developed by the provincial Counsellor Class Definition committee. See slcfaculty.ca/survey-counsellor-class-definition-committee In March, Counsellors are being asked to identify what they want in the new Counsellor Class definition. A meeting will be organized to learn more about Counsellor perspectives and ideas, and highlights from the [...]

By |2021-03-19T09:33:46-04:00March 19th, 2021|Public News|0 Comments

Program Advisory Committees – Feedback Requested

Coordinators and many faculty are familiar with the Program Advisory Committees, made up of faculty, management, students, graduates, employers, industry representatives, community members, and other stakeholders in program development and delivery at Ontario Colleges. Each program is required to have a PAC and meet with it at least twice yearly to share program news [...]

By |2021-03-12T17:40:48-05:00March 12th, 2021|Public News|0 Comments

Bargaining 2021: Where Are We in the Process?

CAAT-A is the OPSEU division for Ontario college Partial Load Faculty, Full-time Faculty, Counsellors and Librarians. The current contract for CAAT-A members expires at the end of September 2021. While the end of an old contract may seem stressful, it is part of the normal ebb and flow of our work lives and is [...]

By |2021-03-11T16:28:28-05:00March 11th, 2021|Public News|0 Comments

Take a Coffee Break with Your Union!

WHEN?  Thursday, March 11 @ 2:30 - 4:30 pm WHERE?  via Zoom Many of us are half-way through our winter semester (or close to it). Time for a break! Join friends and colleagues for a casual get-together to chat and connect, rest and recharge. Bring along a coffee or tea or even a snack. [...]

By |2021-03-05T10:51:02-05:00March 5th, 2021|Public News|0 Comments

Proctoring Exams and Tests – What Are the Rules?

Faculty typically proctor tests and exams in their own courses, but depending on the program or subject matter, sometimes more proctors are needed to administer tests and exams properly. For example, the academic integrity of a test or exam might require more than one proctor. You may find that you need proctoring support, or [...]

By |2021-02-25T11:55:40-05:00February 25th, 2021|Public News|0 Comments

Elevating the Voices of Black Business Professionals in Our Communities panel

Wednesday, February 24, 11:00 am In honour of Black History Month, The EDI + Belonging Task Force and HR&OD have partnered together to host the Elevating the Voices of Black Business Professionals in Our Communities panel. Join a panel discussion with local Black professionals and allies on February 24th at 11am. In this moderated panel discussion, we will focus on [...]

By |2021-02-23T16:15:27-05:00February 23rd, 2021|Public News|0 Comments

SAVE THE DATE: Finalization and Ranking of Local Demands

Thank you to everyone who attend the General Membership and Demand-setting Meeting on February 3. Members of the OPSEU CAAT-A Bargaining Team attended and commented on Local 417's collegiality and engagement. Members present at the meeting agreed on draft demands for the demand-setting stage of bargaining our new contract. Our current contract expires September [...]

By |2021-02-16T10:46:42-05:00February 16th, 2021|Public News|0 Comments
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