Lone janitors cannot do all the extra bathroom and desk cleaning now being demanded of them.
Education and Training
10,000 part-timers at Ontario's 24 community colleges can opt for OPSEU as their voice at work.
The closure of two Academy of Learning campuses in Saskatchewan confirms that post-secondary education and training should not be left to the private sector.
'I think making sure that the adequate resources and support are there to operate the classroom in an effective way is the top priority.' - Wayne MacKay.
Red River College receives $4.25M in funding for infrastructure projects
Workers at colleges and institutes, including instructors and support staff, met for a two-day meeting in Ottawa.
Bolstering funding to Community Colleges and Institutions is essential to full economic recovery and the building of a green economy.
'Basically, it’s a strategy to have the application (to unionize) dismissed without counting the vote.' - Connie Huziak
The Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) in the UK report that four in 10 teachers have faced verbal or physical aggression from a pupil's parents or guardian.
Clarification is important because the internet is now the biggest mode of communication that people have. A 2009 University of Toronto survey of more than 2000 students found 50 per cent had been bullied online.