Union drive for 12,000 part-time college staff in Ontario

April 14, 2008

The Ontario Public Service Employees' Union (OPSEU) applied to the Labour Relations Board yesterday to be certified as the union representing more than 12,000 part-time college teachers and support staff across Ontario.  What is believed to be the largest union organizing drive in Ontario history started last fall, after the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that collective bargaining is a protected right in Canada, overturning Ontario's ban on unionization of part-time college staff.  The Toronto Star