SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY—CUPE’s 1,020 support workers at SFU have had enough. After more than two years of fruitless talks at the bargaining table, CUPE Local 3338 members have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action. The 78 percent strike mandate was tallied last night after voting this week at SFU’s three campuses. The union must … Continue reading CUPE Workers Send SFU a Message – Negotiate Now!
Good morning, Just a quick update on bargaining, as promised at the general meeting. We met with the employer yesterday afternoon and will meet with the employer again this afternoon at 1:00 p.m. We were told at the last session with the employer that they would be “crystallizing” the savings plan over the summer and … Continue reading Bargaining update for Sept. 28th Morning
VICTORIA - Job action and picket lines will be up around UVic until Tuesday, Sept. 18, when CUPE locals 917, 951 and 4163 return to the bargaining table. The move by the university to get back for three days of talks comes after a week of escalating job actions by 917 and 951. Wrapping up … Continue reading Job action continues as CUPE readies to celebrate 50 years at UVic