May 01, 2007 12:34 ET

Media Advisory-OPSECAAT: Notice of News Conference

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - May 1, 2007) - The Organization of Part-time and Sessional Employees of the Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology will hold a news conference Wednesday 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: Wednesday May 2, 2007 11:00 a.m.

Where: Media Studio, Queen's Park

Who: Roger Couvrette, OPSECAAT president; Rosario Marchese, MPP;
Jesse Greener, Canadian Federation of Students,
Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President, Ontario Public Service
Employees Union

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

Contact Information

  • OPSEU Communications
    David Cox
    (416) 788-9197