"Only 66 per cent of the members voted in favour of this agreement. The employer has been given a clear message that the contract does not fully address all of the workers’ concerns." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.
Contact Carleton University's President to tell her to negotiate a fair deal that includes addressing the campus safety staffing and retention levels on campus. Call her at 613 520-3801 or send an email to email@example.com.
Ratification of tentative agreement will take place on April 2.
Sufficient staffing levels and job security at the heart of strike by campus safety workers at Carleton University.
USB professors continue to try to reach a settlement until strike date.
The New Brunswick Union (NBU/NUPGE) wishes to congratulate Mr. Milner on this award.
While Carleton University has grown from 20,000 students in 2007 to more than 30,000 students today, the number of Campus Safety workers has not increased to match this growth in need.
B.C.’s 2014 budget contains $51 million in cuts to post-secondary funding over 3 years – forcing colleges and universities across B.C. to consider layoffs, program cuts and student fee increases to deal with increasing deficits.
“It is unfortunate that labour relations at Carleton University have come to this,” said OPSEU President, Warren (Smokey) Thomas. “It’s time for the University to make some serious decisions about commitment to campus safety.”
New collective agreements in place for members at two colleges in Manitoba.
Toronto (11 Oct. 2013) - Ontario college faculty have been notified that the College Employer Council will not work together with them regarding proposed changes to the college system.
NSGEU members at NSCAD vote on tentative agreement on October 3.
Follow the new blog on the challenges of providing quality education from OPSEU/NUPGE.
"Changes in the Colleges must be made in consultation with college faculty. They are the experts when it comes to delivering quality education for our College students." - Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.
“I believe when our members have an opportunity to see the total package they will be prepared to accept the agreement." - Carol Furlong, NAPE President.