Fanshawe College students have the option of walking away from a now- condensed fall semester with a full tuition refund in the aftermath of a five-week-long faculty strike.
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The longest college faculty strike in Ontario’s history is dragging on at least a little longer.
Fanshawe College students who expected to finish their semester 10 days before Christmas could be sweating it out into the new year if the strike in Ontario’s 24 colleges drags on much longer.
Twenty-two days after college faculty walked off the job provincewide, Ontario’s colleges are asking to be allowed to take their latest offer straight to the picket line, a last ditch move that’s unexpected and “risky,” analysts say.
After a 17-day stalemate that cancelled classes for more than a half million students and pushed 12,000 instructors to the picket line, the union and colleges are heading back to the bargaining table in an unexpected move that caught one labour analyst by surprise.
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