Bargaining Update – June 18, 2024


  • Notice to bargain will be given to the CEC on July 2nd.
  • Colleges continue to show strong financial health through record surpluses.
  • International student caps have been allocated, with many colleges seeing little decline in enrolments.
  • Ontario continues to rank dead last amongst the provinces in government funding for the post-secondary sector. Take action on chronic underfunding at
  • Collective bargaining dates “at-the-table” have been set.
  • Members can expect the employer to ramp up rhetoric attempting to divide our membership – united we bargain, divided we beg!
  • The CAAT-A Divisional Meeting took place between May 24-25, 2024, with many new faces from amongst your colleagues elected to provincial committees
  • Stay informed – and get involved in organizing efforts, email

As we find ourselves already in the thick of summer, your College Faculty Bargaining Team is hard at work preparing to head back to the bargaining table. Notice to bargain will be issued to the College Employer Council (CEC) on July 2nd. Please find important updates regarding the bargaining climate and next steps here: Our Colleges, Our Ontario, Our Contract – Bargaining Begins This Fall