Education and Training

June 16, 2009

Workers at colleges and institutes, including instructors and support staff, met for a two-day meeting in Ottawa.

May 21, 2009

Bolstering funding to Community Colleges and Institutions is essential to full economic recovery and the building of a green economy.

April 6, 2009

'Basically, it’s a strategy to have the application (to unionize) dismissed without counting the vote.' - Connie Huziak

April 6, 2009

The Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) in the UK report that four in 10 teachers have faced verbal or physical aggression from a pupil's parents or guardian.

April 3, 2009

Clarification is important because the internet is now the biggest mode of communication that people have. A 2009 University of Toronto survey of more than 2000 students found 50 per cent had been bullied online.

March 25, 2009

Transferring operating funds to capital budget while projecting deficits and threatening cutbacks.

March 24, 2009

The union negotiating team recommending acceptance. Ratification votes will take place in the coming weeks.

March 5, 2009

Vote March 3-4 by more than 150 employees of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine.

February 12, 2009

Members of the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Public and Private Employees (NAPE/NUPGE) in 14 public sector bargaining units have voted to accept their tentative agreements.