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August 29, 2012 10:38 AM

Colleges and faculty reach tentative agreement

The following news release was issued by the College Employer Council on Tuesday, August 29, 2012:

Colleges and faculty reach tentative agreement

Existing contract to be extended for two years.

Ontario's 24 colleges today announced that a tentative agreement has been reached with 10,000 college faculty.

“This is great news for our students, faculty and the colleges, as it secures a new contract for two years and removes the threat of a strike,” said Sonia Del Missier, Chair of the Colleges’ Bargaining Team. “Both sides bargained hard and came to a settlement that is reasonable to faculty and affordable for the colleges.”

Terms of Tentative Agreement

  • Two-year deal - September 1, 2012 to August 31, 2014
  • Faculty salaries would be frozen
  • Eligible faculty would still move through the grid
  • All benefits would remain untouched
  • The offer asks for no concessions from faculty

For more information on college bargaining please visit .