Our Values

As employers that provide good jobs in the communities we serve, we’re committed to reaching a fair and reasonable collective agreement for our people.

As negotiations continue, these principles will be kept at the forefront of our discussions:

  • Maintaining local operational flexibility and productivity in support of academic delivery, service delivery and student satisfaction and success;
  • Cooperating and problem solving through open and respectful communication with the employees’ bargaining agent;
  • Ensuring any agreement recognizes the diversity of part-time employment relationships that have been developed in the Colleges; and,
  • Ensuring that students continue to have access to numerous part-time work opportunities to provide experience and income during their time at college. Over half of our part-time workers are college students. Part time work allows them to earn money while studying and gain valuable experience that helps them jump-start their careers.