GENERAL ASSEMBLY DATES

FALL 2017

September 13, 2017 – 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
October 4, 2017 – 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm – UB
November 1, 2017 – 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm – UB
December 13, 2017 – 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm


Please reserve the times in your calendar and join in the discussions next year!

 

CONTACT INFO

NAME COMMENT UNION EXT OFFICE EXT
ERIC DURLING PRESIDENT 7416 7723
SOPHIE JACMIN VICE PRESIDENT – EXTERNAL 7413 7296
SHEILA DAS VICE PRESIDENT-INTERNAL 7415 7640
ESTELLE LAMOTHE SECRETARY/TREASURER 7414 7136
SHEREE SITAHAL VCTA EXECUTIVE SECRETARY 7411 N/A
RESERVE FOR EVENTS IE. GA, LOCAL MEETINGS ETC. N/A 7053 N/A
VCTA FAX 514-744-7243 N/A N/A

CRT AGENDA

FACULTY LABOUR RELATIONS COMMITTEE
Meeting to be held on Monday, June 5, 2017
at 2:00 p.m. in Room F-216

  1. Adoption of Agenda
  2. Approval of Minutes
  3. Business Arising
    1. Faculty Allocation 2016-17
    2. Music Instrument CI
    3. Faculty Allocation 2017-18
    4. Deficit in Volet 2
    5. Continuing Education Charges
    6. Hiring Priority Cases
    7. Grades Review
    8. Writing Centre
    9. Leaves of absences 2017-18
    10. Transfers of Availability
    11. Adjustment of Strike days deduction
  4. New Business
    1. Postes and Charges (update)
    2. Discipline 412 – Discussion re: Splitting DEC vs AEC
    3. Intent to proceed with disciplinary action, 5-18.02 (In camera)
    4. Leave of absence request, 5-15.04
    5. Accounting for postes by discipline on Schedule 2
    6. Return from sick leave (In camera)
    7. Tenured teacher’s contracts and Summer contracts
  5. Adjournment

 

CRT Agenda

FACULTY LABOUR RELATIONS COMMITTEE
Meeting to be held on Friday, May 26, 2017
at 1:00 p.m. in  Room F-216

  1. Welcome
  2. Approval of the Agenda
  3. Approval of the Minutes of April 7, 2017
  4. Business Arising from the Minutes
    1. Academic Space Committee
  5. Main Business
    1. Items for Recommendation
      1. Election of 2017-2018 Vice Chair (D. Nyisztor)
      2. Teaching Excellence Award Recommendation (In-Camera)
      3. Program Management policy (E. Lozowy)
      4. By-Law No. 3 (E. Lozowy)
      5. Articulation Agreement: Vanier College and Cape Breton University (Q. Van Ginhoven)
      6. Agreements of Understanding with Chinese Institutions (A. Perout)
      7. Indigenous Education Protocol for Colleges and Institutes (D. Lafaille)
    2.  Items for Consultation
  6. Reports, Announcements and Correspondence
    1. Board of Directors (D. Lafaille)
    2. Vice Chair Annual Report (D. Nyisztor)
    3. SALTISE Best Practices & Pedagogical Innovators Award (D. Lafaille)
  7. Varia
    1. Tentative Academic Council Meeting – June 13, 2017, 5 pm (D. Nyisztor)
  8. Adjournment

 

General Assembly Agenda

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
F216-3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Food & drinks at 5:00 pm

  1. Approval of Agenda
  2. Approval of Minutes March 27, 2017 & April 25, 2017
  3. Business Arising:
    1. GA scheduling for 2017-2018
    2. Teacher representatives on committees for 2017-2018
  4. Reports & Announcements
  5. New Business
    1. Audit Committee Report
    2. Financials
      1. Strike Fund
      2. Executive Release Time
      3. VCTA Budget 2017-2018
    3. Post-Mortem of Negotiations
  6. Varia

Adjournment
REMINDER: PLEASE CALL 7053 TO RESERVE A MEAL

Association Council Recommendations:

5) a) Audit Committee Report
That Association Council recommend that the VCTA General Assembly accept the Audit Report for 2015-2016 with minor spelling and name change.

5) b) i Strike Fund
That Association Council recommend to the GA that a portion of the accumulated surplus be used to pay the projected deficit from the 2016-17 budget and that the rest be kept in reserve until we have the Audit Committee report from 2016-17.

 5) b) ii Executive Release 17-18
-Whereas the VCTA General Assembly mandated, on March 27, 2017, its faculty representatives at CRT to request that the College give the VCTA Executive a total of 3 FTEs for union release;
-Whereas the College has declared its intention to maintain the VCTA Executive’s union release for the 2017-2018 academic year at 2 FTE
-Whereas Association Council recommends that Executive members should teach only one section per semester
-Whereas Executive release needed for 2017-2018  is approximately 2.92 FTE if each Executive member teachers one section per semester
That Association Council recommend to the VCTA General Assembly that the VCTA pay up to 0.95 FTE for Executive release for 2017-2018.

5) b) iii Budget 2017-2018
That Association Council recommend that the VCTA General Assembly adopt the budget projections for 2017-2018.

5) c) FNEEQ Nego Post-Mortem
That Association Council recommend to the VCTA General Assembly that the mandate for VCTA delegates to vote on the adoption of the Bilan de la négociation 2015-2020 at the June 1 & 2, 2017 Regroupement be given at a special meeting of Association Council on May 24th, 2017.

 

Association Council Agenda

Thursday, May 4, 2017
ROOM F-216 at 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

  1. Approval of Agenda
  2. Approval of Minutes – April 13, 2017
  3. Business Arising
    1. Joint Meeting of VCTA Committees
    2. GA May 16, 2017
  4. Reports & Announcements
  5. New Business
    1. Executive Release 17-18
    2. Members appointed
      1. Academic Council
      2. Association Council
    3. Audit Committee Report
    4. Strike Fund
    5. Budget 2017-2018
    6. FNEEQ Nego Post-Mortem
  6. Members` Concerns
    1. GA schedules
  7. Varia
  8. Adjournment

REMINDER: BRING YOUR OWN COFFEE CUP OR GLASS

PLEASE NOTE: THIS MEETING IS OPEN TO THE VCTA MEMBERSHIP