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
Wednesday, February 28th (tomorrow) is pink t-shirt day! Please wear pink to take a stand against bullying! Show your support for those who have been bullied! Together we can make a difference! ** Also a reminder about our monthly general membership meeting – over the lunch hour, in the Senate Chambers ** Nominations/Elections, a … Continue reading Pink t-shirt day (anti-bullying) & general membership meeting reminder!
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
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