College support staff: Wear blue on July 13 & Aug 10

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With the college support full-time contract set to expire on August 31, 2022, bargaining has begun for the next contract. Support staff help students through every aspect of the student experience from admissions to convocation.

The colleges can’t work without support staff. They’re employed in more than 150 professions in the college, including:

  • Student Advisors
  • Technicians & Technologists
  • Marketing & Recruitment
  • Information Technology
  • Event Management
  • e-Creators
  • Chaplains
  • Accessibility Services
  • Admissions & Financial Aid
  • Scheduling
  • Learning Specialists
  • Library Staff
  • Researchers
  • Indigenous Student Centres
  • Athletics
  • Co-Op And Career Services
  • Nurses
  • Facility Maintenance
  • Campus Shop
  • Workshop Facilitators
  • Tutors
  • Coordinators
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Purchasing
  • Grounds Maintenance
  • Administrative, Office and Program Assistants
  • Food Services
  • Statisticians
  • Employment Consultants & Job Developers
  • Entry To College Program Staff
  • Quality Assurance
  • Childcare
  • Foundation and Alumni
  • Testing Centres

Make the colleges hear your voice. Let’s unify for dignity, fairness and respect. Your bargaining team are asking support staff to wear blue on July 13 and August 10 to tell the colleges you want a fair contract.

Take a photo of you and your co-workers wearing blue over your lunch break, in person or on Teams, and send it to your regional mobilizer:

  • Region 1 and 2 (Fanshawe, St. Clair, Lambton, Conestoga, Mohawk, Niagara and Sheridan): Carla Tillapaugh
  • Region 3 and 4 (Georgian, Fleming, Durham, Algonquin, St Lawrence, Loyalist and La Cité): Éric Lacroix
  • Region 5 (George Brown, Centennial, Seneca and Humber): Colette Cameron
  • Region 6 and 7 (Northern, Cambrian, Canadore, Sault, Boréal and Confederation): Lynn Ainslie