Friday, August 24, 2012
Possible College Strike Looming
The colleges say the Ontario Public Service Employees Union could trigger a strike by 10,000 college faculty as early as
September 15th if a strike vote goes ahead on September 10th.
And OPSEU says the colleges will be in a position to lock out faculty on the same date.
A strike would disrupt the start of the school year for hundreds of thousands of students across the province.
Issues are a wage freeze demanded by the colleges, academic
freedom, the treatment of partial-load faculty, increased workload from online courses and other staffing requirements.