Dear Members, Once again, I am writing to notify you about another upcoming by-election for Education Council representation. Some of you may remember my blog post last fall, “Why should you care about Academic Governance?” which explains how important it is to have strong faculty representation on our Educational Council and maybe even a suspiciously similar post … [Read more...] about Notice of Fall 2023 Ed Co By-Elections
Congratulations, we have ratified the 2022-2025 Collective Agreement! The vote was 98% in favour of ratification with 183 members voting. During the meeting we recorded over 230 unique users logging on (close to a third of members). Kelly Pitman and the entire Bargaining Committee worked all through the Summer to bring members this deal and I want to thank … [Read more...] about CCFA Members Have Ratified Our 2022-2025 Collective Agreement
Camosun College Faculty Association, Local 12 in the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of British Columbia (FPSE) acknowledges Labour Day 2023 by recognizing and celebrating the contributions of the trade union movement across Canada, and in particular the work of faculty, staff, librarians, instructors, on campus unions, and student workers at colleges, universities and … [Read more...] about A Labour Day Message from CCFA & FPSE
Bargaining Update #7 We are pleased to let you know that the CCFA and Camosun College have signed a tentative memorandum of settlement for a new Collective Agreement. The next step is for both parties to seek ratification from their people. You are our people, so please stay tuned for an invitation to a meeting in which we will explain the intended changes to the Collective … [Read more...] about Such a Deal!
April 17, 2023 Greetings, friends. The Union bargained for another three days in April. At the end of these sessions, we began “package bargaining,” which involves each side crafting packages of proposals to be agreed to as a whole or not at all. This helps to narrow the issues and therefore to identify the primary objectives of each party. It also … [Read more...] about CCFA Bargaining Update #4