OPSEU members attending the Annual General Membership Meeting
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United we are Stronger!

Tuesday, November 7th 2017

United we are Stronger! We support OPSEU during the on-going negotiations. #StandWithFaculty

Strike Newsletters: https://flemingfacultyunion.org/strike-newsletters/

Post Secondary Studies Scholarship - Deadline: September 5, 2017

Thursday, July 27th 2017

Purpose:  To identify a high school graduate who demonstrates an appreciation of the role of labour and provide them with monetary assistance to attend either Fleming College or Trent University.  Selection will be made from a pool of applicants to receive a scholarship in the amount of $500.00 to support them as they enter their first year of full-time post-secondary study. The scholarship will be awarded in honour of distinguished trade union activists who have made a significant contribution to the life and growth of the labour movement in Peterborough County.

Eligible candidates must:

  • Be a member, or the dependent of a member, of a union local that is affiliated in good standing with the PDLC
  • Be enrolled for September 2017 to enter their first year of full-time study, leading to a diploma, degree or certificate from Fleming College or Trent University,  either immediately after graduation, or be a previous high school graduate that has never attended college.
  • NOT be fully funded for tuition, fees, and books from other sources
  • Not have any prior post-secondary studies 
  • Be current residents of Peterborough County

The criteria for selection of the bursary winner will be based on:

  • A brief résumé outlining non-academic interests and activities, such as community or political involvement as well as goals for the future.
  • Evidence of understanding of the role and significance of the Canadian labour movement.
  • A reference letter. 
  • Proof of enrolment

Deadline date to apply:   Tuesday September  5, 2017

For more information, contact Marion Burton, President of PDLC, at marionburton@nexicom.net or by phone at 705-868-7352.

OPSEU Local 365 Congratulates Heart of the Trent Winners!

Wednesday, May 3rd 2017

OPSEU Local 365 extends its warmest congratulations to today’s winners at the Heart of the Trent:

Dana Gee
International Development Studies
Nancy Simmons Smith Staff Award of Excellence

Patricia Heffernan
Provost’s Award for Support Staff

Craig Cameron
Academic Advisor, Durham Campus
Service Award

Laurie Collette
Centre for Teaching & Learning
Service Award

Housing Services
Team Innovation Award

Centre for Teaching and Learning
Team Innovation Award

Thank you for your dedication, commitment, and hard work!

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