Ratification Meeting and Vote 2nd one

The Weldwood Theatre (7-238) has been secured for a lunch hour meeting on Thursday, October 25th, for general discussion on the tentative agreement before the membership. We will be providing the highlights of what has been negotiated and will have time for some general discussion. We will hold two meetings next week, Tuesday, October 30th … Continue reading Ratification Meeting and Vote 2nd one

First Ratification Meeting and Vote

The first ratification meeting with the general membership of local #3799 occurred Tuesday evening. The bargaining team in conjunction with the local’s Executive explained the bargaining package as completed to the membership. Members also attended remotely via Elluminate. There will be another day of voting on Wednesday and another meeting and voting opportunity on Thursday. … Continue reading First Ratification Meeting and Vote

UBC Teaching Assistants launch strike action

CUPE Local 2278 members hit the bricks today, picketing outside the Jack Bell building on campus at UBC. The job action started at 3 p.m., when their 72-hour strike notice took effect. The Canadian Union of Public Employees local represents 2,300 teaching assistants, tutors, markers and language assistants at the University of British Columbia. CUPE 2278 President … Continue reading UBC Teaching Assistants launch strike action