SFU Downtown behind CUPE picket lines

Members of CUPE 3338 were out in force this morning at Simon Fraser University’s downtown Vancouver campus.  Pickets were up for three hours outside the bookstore, main Harbour Centre building and SFU Woodward’s. CUPE 3338 support workers have been without a contract since 2010. The main issues are inflation protection, job security and a fair and … Continue reading SFU Downtown behind CUPE picket lines

CUPE’s post-secondary task force stands in solidarity with PSE members in BC and Ontario

The CUPE post-secondary task force, representing members active in university and colleges across the country, stands in solidarity with CUPE post-secondary locals currently in difficult negotiations with their employer. "Many locals are currently in very difficult negotiations with their employer in British-Columbia. Many challenges, in the post-secondary education sector, are similar across the country. It’s important … Continue reading CUPE’s post-secondary task force stands in solidarity with PSE members in BC and Ontario

Frustrated by SFU’s refusal to negotiate, members of CUPE Local 3338 will set up picket lines on its downtown Vancouver campus tomorrow. Close to 70 CUPE members at SFU Harbour Centre and SFU Woodward’s will walk off the job and picket Friday morning starting at 8:30 am. Other campus buildings will not be affected. Job … Continue reading

A Critical Look at Core Service Reviews: The Toronto Experience

More than 100 people gathered in a lecture hall at the College of New Caledonia Tuesday evening to hear about Toronto’s core service review experience. CUPE 399 and 1048 along with the Stand Up for the North Committee and the CNC Faculty Association sponsored the event "A Critical Look at Core Service Reviews: The Toronto … Continue reading A Critical Look at Core Service Reviews: The Toronto Experience