OTTAWA, Oct. 26, 2017 /CNW/ - La Cité collégiale students have organized a rally in support of college faculty on Friday, October 27. OPSEU Local 470 representing faculty at La Cité collégiale are asking media to attend, as students, their families, the community and faculty members call on the colleges to get back to the bargaining table and negotiate a fair collective agreement. The Ottawa District Labour Council will hold a BBQ during the event.
Date: Friday, October 27, 2017
Time: 1 p.m.
Place: La Cité collégiale, 400 Den Hagg Drive, Ottawa
More than 12,000 faculty at all 24 public colleges across the province have been on strike since October 16.
SOURCE Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU)
For further information: Mona Chevalier, President, OPSEU local 470, and College Faculty Bargaining Team member, 613 606-2238
OPSEU represents approximately 130,000 members across Ontario. They are full- and part-time workers, men and women, young and old. They trace their ancestry to all parts of the globe – as diverse a group as you could imagine. Our members work for the Ontario government, inside community colleges, for the LCBO , in the health care sector and they are employed in a wide range of community...