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October 10, 2017

Toronto – College faculty represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) have set a strike deadline of 12:01 a.m. October 16 in contract talks with their employer, the College Employer Council.

October 6, 2017

Toronto – The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) is rolling out a province-wide ad campaign today to profile the issues at stake in contract talks between 12,000 college faculty and their employer, the College Employer Council.

October 5, 2017

Dear faculty,

On September 28, the College Employer Council rejected, with very little discussion, our most recent comprehensive offer of settlement. We encourage you to review this offer at

October 2, 2017

Toronto – Thousands of part-time and sessional faculty at Ontario’s 24 public colleges begin casting ballots today in a representation vote on choosing the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) as their bargaining agent.

September 28, 2017

Toronto – The conciliator in contract negotiations between Ontario’s public colleges and their unionized faculty has confirmed October 15 at 12:01 a.m. as the time a legal strike or lockout could begin at all 24 public colleges in the province.


Setting a strike deadline has resulted in the Colleges asking for a vote on their offer.  This was something that the Union had been seeking since November 12th.

College Faculty Bargaining 2017



Friday, October 27, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 1:00pm
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 10:30am
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 10:45am