St Clair College - Faculty Union
Coordinators Interviewing Part Time Staff Hires - (Posted 10/19/15)
Coordinators play an important part in regards to the success of programs. However, their function is limited to those responsibilities that are academic in nature. Therefore, coordinators are not responsible to interview potential hires. That role is clearly defined in the collective agreement under Management functions article 6.01 ii - whereby the exclusive function of the College is to:
hire, discharge, transfer, classify, assign, appoint, promote, demote, lay off, recall and suspend or otherwise discipline employees subject to the right to lodge a grievance in the manner and to the extent provided in this Agreement;
FAQ's SWF - Workload - (Posted 10/19/15)
To help members better understand the workload article in the collective agreement, a list of FAQ's have been provided as a quick reference along with their corresponding article numbers. Select the following link (FAQ's - Workload) for FAQ's regarding SWF's - Workload.
For future reference, the workload FAQ's are posted under the drop down menu - LOCAL 138 - Workload (CWMG)
SWF Changes after the (6) week prep period - (2/24/15)
At our last LEC meeting held on Feb 17th, a concern was raised by a number of Stewards as to why Faculty who receive new assignments after the (6) week notice are not requesting prep time. The collective agreement allows a SWF to be changed at any time. (Article: 11.02 A1 (b) )
"The College may, where a change in circumstances requires it, amend assignments provided to a teacher after the original assignment, subject to the teacher's right to refer any matter to the College Workload Monitoring Group (WMG) referred to in 11.02 B 1 and if necessary, the Workload Resolution Arbitrator (WRA) referred to in 11.02 E 1 and appointed under 11.02 F 1."
The contract language does not specify that compensation will be given after the (6) week prep period, however it provides for the option to challenge new assignments. Members are encouraged to request the prep time from their Chair when a SWF is changed after the (6) week notice which is given prior to the teaching period.
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