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April 4, 2017

Toronto –The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) has filed an application to represent contract faculty at Ontario’s 24 public colleges, delivering thousands of cards to the Ontario Labour Relations Board on March 30.

April 3, 2017

Toronto – The way Ontario’s 24 public Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology are being referred to by the minister has the union representing faculty and staff concerned about the government’s intentions for colleges.

March 24, 2017

United for what we all need

The message came across loud and clear: Ontario’s colleges need significant changes, for the sake of both the faculty who work in them and the students who rely on the education they provide.

March 18, 2017

A union denounces the intimidation at La Cité

The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) denounced Friday the eviction by security of a young woman who was talking about unionizing part-time faculty.

March 17, 2017

Ottawa – After an organizer talking to contract faculty about joining a union was thrown off the La Cité collégiale campus earlier this week, union leaders joined her return to campus Friday to send a message to colleges choosing to ignore workers’ rights.



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Information for Ontario college staff working part-time or on contract


Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 9:00am to Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 5:00pm
Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 9:00am to Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 4:00pm
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Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 9:00am to Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 5:00pm
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The Report on Education in Ontario Colleges commissioned by OPSEU and authored by Mohawk College Faculty member Kevin Mackay addresses the future of post-secondary educati