The bargaining team for OPSEU/SEFPO employees in the CAAT-S PT Division is eager to begin the ratification process on the tentative agreement reached with the College Employer Council (CEC) on June 25.
The first step will be holding a meeting of the highest-ranking CAAT-S PT divisional members from each of Ontario’s 24 colleges. It will take place at 12 noon on Thursday, July 15, 2021, to provide information on the tentative agreement. CAAT-S local presidents are also invited to attend.
This meeting will be followed by the release of the tentative agreement to CAAT-S PT members. The bargaining team is recommending members vote to accept the tentative agreement, which includes:
In accordance with the Colleges Collective Bargaining Act, the Ministry of Labour will conduct and supervise the ratification vote. Details on this process will be released soon.
The bargaining team will hold information sessions with CAAT-S PT members before the ratification vote. The team will present the agreement and answer questions from members.
Please visit the CAAT-S PT bargaining webpage for updates in the coming days!
Lisa Lavigne Chair, Local 349
Nour Askandar Vice-Chair, Local 557
Dale Gartshore Local 124
Rick Townend Local 109
Denis Martinez Local 561
Julie Davis Local 351
Doreen Follett Local 416
Heather Petrie (OPSEU/SEFPO negotiator)