College Bargaining Update: Colleges and Faculty Reach Tentative Deal
Please see the following the media release from the College Employer Council regarding this morning's news of a tentative agreement between the Union representing Ontario's 10,000 college faculty and the province's 24 community colleges.
Colleges and Faculty Reach Tentative Agreement
Existing contract to be extended for two years
TORONTO, August 29, 2012:
Ontario’s 24 colleges today announced that a
tentative agreement has been reached with 10,000 college faculty.
“This is great news for our students,
faculty and the colleges, as it secures a new contract for two years and
removes the threat of a strike,” said Sonia Del Missier, Chair of the Colleges’
Bargaining Team. “Both sides bargained hard and came to a settlement that is
reasonable to faculty and affordable for the colleges.”
of Tentative Agreement
- Two-year deal - September 1,
2012 to August 31, 2014
- Faculty salaries would be
- Eligible faculty would still
move through the grid
- All benefits would remain
- The offer asks for no
concessions from faculty
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