Author: Candace Young

  • 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

  • Bargaining Survey is Open

    The demand-setting process that will shape the upcoming round of Collective Agreement bargaining has begun. This summer, your elected bargaining team will be negotiating the next Collective Agreement, based on demands presented by the Local. To inform the process of Local Demand-Setting, you are asked to complete the survey by February 2nd. The survey link was sent by OPSEU Local 125 to your personal email.…