Education and Training

June 10, 2015

Show your support for educational workers in Nova Scotia by joining the rally on June 10!

May 8, 2015

"You have to wonder how many more positions they are planning to cut without telling the public, the workers affected, or their union," says NAPE/NUPGE President-elect Jerry Earle. "Do we have to ask about every single job in the public service to get a straight answer?”

April 21, 2015

Vocational instructors back bargaining proposals with support for strike. 

April 14, 2015

The new collective agreement includes a wage increase of at least 5.5 per cent over the life of the contract, local improvements and language that better supports the faculty’s work.

March 24, 2015

“We are saddened by this development, but we appreciate that Nipissing is working with the union in an effort to minimize the impact on staff throughout this process." — Rob Boulet, President, OPSEU Local 608, Nipissing University. 

March 16, 2015

News that Ottawa's Algonquin College is offering diplomas in a Saudi Arabian college raises concerns for the President of OPSEU.

January 22, 2015

Outstanding issues include wages, job security and displacement rights, and job classification and appeal process.

January 22, 2015

“It is important now that we all continue to be vigilant and proactive as these recommendations are being implemented.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President.

January 21, 2015

"The Colleges Ontario report shows a disturbing lack of respect for, and awareness of, what it takes to deliver on their promises." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.

January 14, 2015

Union will ensure collective agreement is respected.