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Students launch class action lawsuit against Ontario's colleges over strike

Students launch class action lawsuit against Ontario's colleges over strike
From Global News - November 14, 2017

A proposed class action lawsuit over Ontarios ongoing college strike has been launched on behalf of students affected by the labour dispute.

The legal action comes as striking faculty whove been off the job for about a month began to vote today on a contract offer.

READ MORE: OPSEU urges Ontario colleges striking faculty to reject offer as vote set to begin

Some 12,000 Ontario college professors, instructors, counsellors, and librarians havent been at work since Oct. 15, leaving hundreds of thousands of students out of class.

Law firm Charney Lawyers filed the proposed class action against the provinces 24 colleges today, saying 14 students have come forward to potentially stand as representative plaintiffs.

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