How Does The "Shared Recovery Mandate" Stack Up Against Inflation? Are you sure you really want to know this? I wasn't... but then morbid curiosity got the better of me. Our Union is 48 years old. In less than two years, we will celebrate OUR golden 50th anniversary, just three years behind Camosun College's. So lets see how well we weathered inflation during that time. … [Read more...] about Shared Recovery Mandate | Bargaining 2022
A reminder about precarity from one of your many Term Colleagues It’s that time again! We are in the final stretch until the end of the term. For many instructors this is a time of winding down and thinking about the next semester of teaching and looking forward to some well-deserved R&R. For term employees, it the stress and uncertainty of if there is a contract coming … [Read more...] about Faculty Stories: Winter Break Isn’t a Jolly Holiday for All
Check your Cheque - October 14, 10-11:00 a.m. Are you receiving the right pay? Would you like to be able to understand and check your earnings statements? Come to this brief info-session and learn the tools you need. With special guest Tana Kristjansen, retired accounting instructor. This one-hour session includes a 20-minute presentation followed by Q & A. We will … [Read more...] about CCFA Info-sessions Fall 2022 – Updated
Recently your Union did something that may have surprised many of you. We sent an actual physical postcard... to your home address. No one on the current Exec could remember ever having done anything like that before; and don't for a minute imagine that it was an easy decision for the Executive Committee to make, either. We wrestled with the idea for a long time... we … [Read more...] about What does “important” mean?
Have you heard the news? BCGEU: The votes are in and nearly 95% of BCGEU's public service members voted in favour of strike action, in their fight for a fair deal that includes #COLA! This is a big day for BC's labour movement. Read on to learn more about why this matters and how important it is for Collective Bargaining. Union Power in BC has been suppressed for over … [Read more...] about Bargaining in the shadow of BC’s Public Sector Employers’ Council