Though it was tabled only moments before Ontario’s Legislative Assembly adjourned for a lengthy five-month break – and though it will likely not be passed until well into November, 2019 – Bill 124 is already having an impact on our negotiating of a new Agreement for our Contract Faculty […]
Month: June 2019
Ottawa Sun: Contract faculty at colleges and universities will be hit hard by government’s proposed wage caps, say unions, say
by Jacquie Miller At Ontario’s universities, the army of contract teaching staff will be hurt the most by the province’s plan to restrict wage increases for the public sector, says a spokesperson for faculty unions. The legislation introduced by the Ontario government would prevent unions from bargaining to improve wages for staff at the bottom […]
Resist Ford Interference in Public Sector Bargaining. Rallies Today!
Two days ago, the Ford government trampled on your rights as professors working at a self-governing university. Two days ago, the government abused its power and violated your right to collective bargaining. On 5 June the Ford government mandated that salaries for all those employed in the “broader public sector” will rise at a lower […]