Cast your vote for the Ontario Health Care Coalition Referendum on May 26th!

Mary Ellen CampbellUncategorized

This just in! CUPE 3906 will be hosting a voting station in our office, KTH B111, for the Ontario Health Care Coalition‘s Referendum on cuts to hospitals! Please stop by tomorrow, May 26th, between 10 and 4 and cast your ballot for public health care! For more information, please visit:

Graduate Student Mental Health petition


A group of graduate student is fighting to regain access to mental health services that were recently cut by McMaster University, help support them

ROE Update #3

Brad WalchukUncategorized

Another message from the Employer: “I just received confirmation that 275 records were uploaded to the Service Canada site. 154 of the 275 were accepted and 121 were rejected. It is not out of the ordinary to have an ROE rejected, it can happen for a variety of reasons. The 121 rejected records are being reviewed and uploaded to Service … Read More

ROE Update #2

Brad WalchukUncategorized

From the Employer: “A quick update to let you know that it appears that the software upgrade has worked and I should know within the next couple of hours if there was an issue with the upload to Service Canada.”

General Membership Meeting- May 18th at noon

Brad WalchukUncategorized

We wanted to let you know that we’ll be having a General Membership Meeting on Wednesday, May 18th at noon in TSH B128. The main item on the agenda will be the ratification of our unit 1 bargaining priorities, something that we didn’t have the opportunity to finish at our last meeting. This item is of considerable importance as it … Read More

Unit 2- Record of Employment Update

Brad WalchukUncategorized

Hello Sessionals, We wanted to pass along a quick update regarding Records of Employment (ROEs), as this is an issue that many of you have had concerns about.  We have spoke with many of you about this, and have been in discussions with Employee/Labour Relations all week on this issue. An ROE is issued when there is an interruption in … Read More

Cupcake Celebration: Notice to Bargain

Brad WalchukUncategorized

WHAT: Notice to Bargain Celebration! WHEN: May 4, 2016, from 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.  WHERE: McMaster Student Centre  As you may know, the CUPE 3906 Collective Agreements that cover Unit 1 (TAs and RAs in lieu) and Unit 3 (Postdoctoral Fellows) expire on August 31st, 2016. This means that it’s time to renegotiate the Collective Agreements! Tomorrow, May 4th, 2016, we are giving notice to bargain the agreements. … Read More