Carleton University’s staff on the picket lines in defence of pensions

Here is hoping that UNBC is not thinking of jeopardizing our pensions ! CUPE will have lots to say about that. In a fight to protect their pension rights, administrative, technical and library staff at Carleton University began job action on Monday at 6 a.m. After negotiations with Carleton University broke off in the early hours of … Continue reading Carleton University’s staff on the picket lines in defence of pensions

Education Workers at York University Rally for a Fair Deal

Following five months of fruitless negotiations, Contract Faculty, Teaching Assistants, and Graduate Assistants at York University rallied for a fair deal today with campus and community allies in York University’s Vari Hall. These education workers are members of CUPE 3903. Their contract expired on August 31, 2017. With a strike deadline of March 5 looming, CUPE 3903 is calling for public … Continue reading Education Workers at York University Rally for a Fair Deal

Support staff reach tentative agreement with Cape Breton University

Support staff at Cape Breton University, members of CUPE 3131, are pleased to announce that the union reached a tentative agreement with their employer on Thursday, February 22, 2018. CUPE National Representative Kathy MacLeod confirmed that the deal was reached with the assistance of a conciliation officer supplied by the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education. No … Continue reading Support staff reach tentative agreement with Cape Breton University

Carleton University staff take a stand to defend pensions

Determined to stand up for Canadians’ right to security in retirement, staff at Carleton University are preparing to take job action in defense of their pension plan. “Canadians know that they can no longer take their pensions for granted; workers everywhere, from Sears to Stelco, can attest to that,” said Jerrett Clark, president of Local 2424 of … Continue reading Carleton University staff take a stand to defend pensions