Category: News

  • Fund Our Colleges

    Protect educational excellence Ontario’s public colleges are meant to prepare students for good jobs and provide the economy with a skilled workforce – but for years, they have been starved of funding. Ontario is dead last among the provinces for per-student funding of postsecondary education. Chronic underfunding, the root of the current crisis, is hurting our students and our colleges. The affordability crisis is negatively impacting student…

  • Indigenous Knowledge Update

    In September 2022, Arbitrator Kaplan issued a letter of understanding regarding the definition of Indigenous Knowledge for the purposes of appointment factors in the Job Classification Plans. This Award was part of the 2021-2024 academic collective agreement. The Kaplan Award specified that the definition of Indigenous Knowledge would be developed based on respectful consultation with Indigenous Elders and it directed that the parties…

  • Bargaining Update – April 19, 2024

    Bargaining Update Highlights In response to feedback from OPSEU/SEFPO College Faculty members, we are providing this summary of the contents of this bargaining update newsletter: Click here to read the full update or visit www.collegefaculty.org.