18
FEB
2012

Local Demand Setting

The local 653 demand setting meeting is on Feb 15th at all campuses Our current Collective Agreement will expire at the end of August  of this year. In preparation for  the next round of negotiation, the Bargaining Team  is asking for directions. Demand Setting ProcessTo gather...
18
FEB
2012

The Coordinator Project

“I propose that we help management compile a list of the duties academic coordinators perform…send me your additions to the list!” We all familiar with academic coordinators, but unless you have done the job, there is a good chance you don’t have a clear idea what it...
18
FEB
2012

Part-Time Faculty Statistics

You may have noticed a few new full-time faculty members on your campus this year.  Several of these new faculty members were hired as a result of retirements, but some were new positions which your union fought for via grievance.  We believe that a strong and steady complement...
18
FEB
2012

Workload Vigilance

“If we do not use the workload protections we currently have in place, we risk losing them” Burn out, overwork, stress leave…these are all too common in the teaching profession, and placing reasonable limits on the amount of work that can be assigned to faculty...
18
FEB
2012

Overtime Work FAQ

Can full-time faculty work overtime hours? Our Collective Agreement places restrictions on overtime work for all full-time faculty. Full-time faculty can work limited overtime hours under certain conditions and only with voluntary agreement. For full-time faculty the overtime is...