29
August
2012
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06:03 PM
America/New_York

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.



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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.”


Terms
of Tentative Agreement



  • Two-year deal - September 1,
    2012 to August 31, 2014

  • Faculty salaries would be
    frozen

  • Eligible faculty would still
    move through the grid

  • All benefits would remain
    untouched

  • The offer asks for no
    concessions from faculty


For more information on college bargaining
please visit www.collegebargainingfacts.com .


For
media inquiries:


 


David
Scott


416-786-1641