In light of May Day events this month celebrating the achievements of labour organizations, you are invited to the 3rd Annual Faculty Association/CUPE Solidarity BBQ on Monday, May 14th between 11:30 – 1:30 pm at the NUGGS event space (Farmer’s Market location, indoor and outdoor). Attached please find details of the event. Come … Continue reading 3rd Annual CUPE / FA Solidarity BBQ
We have recently transitioned over to better email system that brings a slew of new features and safeguards for the local's email. It brings us into compliance with PIPA regulations and at the same time makes it easier as we transition executive members in the future. It will also mean a new way to remotely … Continue reading New email system installed for CUPE 3799
Unite Here, who represent the food services workers at UNBC and others in Prince George will be having a rally on April 19th, 4:30 pm at the Ramada Hotel. They are seeking a new collective agreement and a living wage. Many of these workers have been at the University since it started, and still only … Continue reading Rally for Respect !
As a labour dispute between York University and their academic workers moves into its sixth week, the union representing York’s striking teaching assistants, contract faculty and graduate assistants said today the two sides remain no closer to reaching a deal. “York University has consistently refused to bargain,” said Lina Nasr, a member of the Bargaining Team … Continue reading Six weeks after strike begins, York University still unwilling to negotiate with academic workers