May Day – International Workers’ Day

Maria MustafaEquity, General, News

There are a bunch of events happening in and around southern Ontario to commemorate May Day, the International Workers Day. Hamilton Here in Hamilton there are two events to take part in: The annual Mayday Festival will be taking place on King William St, outside the Skydragon, from 11-4 on May 1st. USWA 1005 is hosting a massive rally and … Read More

May 29 2010: Visions of Science Outreach Day (needs volunteers)

Maria MustafaEquity

Written by Malissa Phung Dr. Juliet Daniel has been organizing an on-campus event, Visions of Science Outreach, for Saturday, May 29, 2010.  This day-long program of activities and talks aims at inspiring and motivating underprivileged youths in Hamilton to learn more about science and hopefully to work towards careers in science in the future.  If you are interested in volunteering with the set-up of the program, … Read More

Unit 2 Special GMM

Nancy MacBainEvents, General

Title: Unit 2 Special GMM Location: Divinity College Room 136 Description: We will be holding a Special General Membership Meeting for Sessional Faculty & Sessional Music Faculty on Thursday, April 15th at 5:00pm in Divinity College room 136. The SGMM will be a relatively short meeting including a Bargaining Team report and an important discussion on our Bargaining Priorities document. … Read More

IMPORTANT Tax Info for Sessional Faculty

Nancy MacBainGeneral

Claiming a Home Office on your taxes The University has acknowledged that Sessional Faculty are eligible, in certain circumstances, to have “Declaration of Conditions of Employment – T2200” forms filled out on your behalf when you’re filing your income tax return. T2200 forms are filled out by Employers to confirm that individuals have employment-related expenses that they can deduct when … Read More

CUPE Quarterly now available

Sathish PichikaCUPE Quarterly

The first issue of a new magazine created and edited by our own 3906 members is now available! Pick up your copy in the union office or download it here: Click here to download the magazine