18
MAY
2011

President’s Report 2011

“Almost 70 per cent of 2010–11 faculty were teaching on a non full time basis.” It is coming to the end of another academic year and time to reflect on the successes and challenges of 2010-11 and the opportunities for 2011-2012. I feel the successes achieved were...
18
MAY
2011

Attendance and Disability Policy

The recently revised Attendance and Disability policy is the result of a settlement agreed to at grievance arbitration hearing in December.  The union has been trying to get the college to simplify the Short Term Disability process by reducing the number of forms and questions an...
18
MAY
2011

SWF Basics

You should have received your fall SWF assignment by May 18th.  We encourage all faculty to review their SWF’s carefully.  All too often faculty accept SWF’s that do not accurately represent the work they are actually doing during the semester.  Keep in mind some of the basic...
18
MAY
2011

Annual Professional Development

Article 11 in our collective agreement specifies that all full time faculty are entitled to 10 days of professional development each year.  These days can be taken for any PD related activities; you do not have to be attending a conference or course to qualify for PD.  Examples...
18
MAY
2011

Workload Monitoring

The Workload Monitoring Group (WMG) is a committee of union and management representatives that meets regularly to address workload issues involving faculty.  Steven Boaro will be tabling his full WMG report at the AGM on Friday, but here are highlights of a few of the issues...