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Education and Training

December 22, 2009

Province-wide strike vote will be held Jan. 13 after management walks away from bargaining table.

December 16, 2009

9,000 teachers at Ontario's 24 community colleges will hold strike vote on Jan. 13.

December 6, 2009

Support staff at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish vote to join provincial public sector union.

December 2, 2009

'We tabled an offer that is affordable and which should have been acceptable. It is well within the range of other recent public sector agreements.' - Ted Montgomery.

December 2, 2009

“We are very pleased to welcome these new members at St. FX to the NSGEU/NUPGE. They will find a home here amongst our locals at other universities and colleges across the province” said NSGEU President Joan Jessome.

November 26, 2009

'Imposing a collective agreement is wrong, and it should stop now. If they want a strike, they will get a strike the likes of which they have never seen before.' - Warren (Smokey) Thomas.

November 13, 2009

'No alternative but to go to our membership and seek a strike mandate.' - OPSEU president Warren (Smokey) Thomas.

November 9, 2009

'New York City invests twice as much per student in public education as Toronto.'

November 2, 2009

Chronic government underfunding has created a problem for Canadian post-secondary institutions and their students.

November 2, 2009

OPSEU seeking Ontario Labour Relations Board hearing as soon as possible to resolve the impasse.