28
JUN
2012

News from the bargaining table

Face-to-face bargaining started on June 4th, 2012. The Union and Employer negotiating teams introduced themselves and exchanged opening documents. Both parties confirmed that they would like to negotiate an on-time settlement by August 31. The Union bargaining team presented all...
20
JUN
2012

AGM Report

The Local 653 AGM was held on June 8th in Kirkland Lake. We were lucky to have Rod Bain, professor at Algonquin College and member of the union bargaining team, present to outline the unions proposals going into this round of bargaining. This document outlines th...
20
JUN
2012

Coordinator Project: Update

In the February issue of the newsletter I asked present and former Academic Coordinators to forward me the list of duties they regularly perform (read the article here).  While I did not get an overwhelming response, I did get some feedback. One prof submitted a list of duties as...
06
JUN
2012

Bargaining Team: Summary of Management’s Opening Proposals

Attached here find the team’s summary of management’s initial contract amendment proposals. The Bargaining Team
05
JUN
2012

Message From the Bargaining Team

Academic Negotiations 2012-Bargaining Update June5, 2012-Initial Proposal Attached here and here are the Union’s proposals tabled with the Employers Council today. There is a covering three- page overview which captures the 28 demands passed at the provincial demand setting...