Local 417 Statement of Solidarity with Laurentian University Students, Staff, and Faculty

April 20th, 2021|Public News|

The Local Executive Committee (LEC) of OPSEU Local 417, representing Counsellors, Partial Load Faculty, and Full-time Faculty at St. Lawrence College, stands in solidarity with Laurentian University students, staff, and faculty. Laurentian University is a vital part of Northern Ontario. The LEC recognizes that this relationship extends to students, staff, and [...]

Statement of Solidarity with Faculty, Staff and Students at Laurentian University

April 16th, 2021|Public News|

OPSEU locals representing faculty from Boréal, Cambrian, Canadore, Confederation, Northern and Sault Colleges stand united in our unwavering support for faculty, staff and students of Laurentian University. Public post-secondary institutions are a vital part of our Northern communities. They are directly integrated to our economies, our cultural development and our general [...]

Nominations Open – Local 417 Engagement Award

April 16th, 2021|Public News|

Do you know of a Local 417 member whose commitment, engagement, and support of fellow members is exceptional and deserves recognition? Show them you notice and nominate them for the SLC Faculty Local 417 Member Engagement Award. Actions and traits to consider when nominating someone: Participates in union meetings Is aware of union issues [...]

Blackboard Disruption

April 13th, 2021|Public News|

As many of you will have by now learned, there will be a disruption to Blackboard service from the evening of May 7 until the morning of May 12. While this is a sign of positive and long-overdue improvement to Blackboard on the part of the College, your LEC also recognizes that the sudden [...]

Course Outlines and Academic Freedom

April 6th, 2021|Public News|

Many faculty members have received notice that our Learning Plans are soon due. Check communications from your School or Faculty for details. If you are not familiar with Course Outlines and Learning Plans and the difference between them, it can be useful to think of the Course Outline as a contract between the College [...]

The Local Executive Committee (LEC) Monthly Meetings

April 1st, 2021|Local Executive Committee, Meetings, Public News|

According to the Ontario Public Service Employee Union (OPSEU) constitution, “The local executive committee shall administer the affairs of the local in accordance with this constitution, the by-laws of the local and the wishes of the members of the local. The committee shall meet at least once every three months. The local president [...]

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