Labour in the News, Uncategorized

Province-wide strike at Ontario’s colleges begins second week

 Meagan Gillmore

Picketers from Fanshawe College in London, Ont., at the start of the strike in support of college professors, instructors, counsellors and librarians. Photo: Erin E. MacDonald/Twitter

Classes remain cancelled at Ontario’s 24 publicly funded colleges.

More than 12,000 professors, instructors, counsellors and librarians took to the picket lines on October 16, after the Ontario Public Service Employees’ Union (OPSEU) and the College Employer Council failed to reach a new agreement.

The two sides were in negotiations throughout the summer.  READ MORE

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