April 22, 2007 14:00 ET

Media Advisory-OPSECAAT: Notice of News Conference

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 22, 2007) - The Organization of Part-time and Sessional Employees of the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology will hold a news conference Monday at Queen's Park.

The association, representing 17,000 sessional and part-time employees of the 24 Ontario colleges, will release a document detailing the colleges' treatment of part-time faculty and support staff, and the impact of this on the quality of education offered to students.

Part-time and sessional employees are excluded from collective bargaining with the colleges.

When: Monday 23, 2007 11:00 am
Where: Media Studio, Queen's Park
Who: Roger Couvrette, OPSECAAT president; Rosario Marchese, MPP;
Jesse Greener, Canadian Federation of Students

Copies of the document "Compromising Quality" will be available in both English and French.

Contact Information

  • OPSEU Communications
    David Cox
    (416) 788-9197