TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Striking college faculty from around the province as well as students, community members and labour allies, will rally at Queen's Park on Thursday, November 2. The rally will tell government it's time for the College Employer Council to come back to the bargaining table ready to negotiate a fair contract that puts quality education first.
Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017
Time: 12 noon to 1:15 p.m.
Place: Queen's Park, Toronto
Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
JP Hornick, chair, OPSEU college faculty bargaining team
Andrea Horwath, Leader of the Ontario NDP
Chris Buckley, President, Ontario Federation of Labour
James Compton, President, Canadian Association of University Teachers
James Fauvelle, student at Centennial College
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: JP Hornick, OPSEU College Faculty Bargaining Team Chair 416-806-9526; Mona Chevalier, OPSEU College Faculty Bargaining Team (French only) 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...