Unit 2 (Sessionals) Bargaining Bulletin #2

Brad WalchukUncategorized, Unit 2

Attached you will find an updated bargaining bulletin. Watch your email accounts for correspondence from our mobilizer, Amarjeet as she continues her efforts to ensure that every member of this unit is totally up to speed on the process and has a chance to make their voice heard. You will also begin to see a more public display of our campaign … Read More

Audio-Visual Information for Sessionals

Brad WalchukUncategorized

One of the most frustrating parts of the new semester can be ensuring proper A/V support in your classroom. Here is a AV 2017-18 Info for Classroom A/V Services (CAVS) staff who can help you with any A/V or space issues in your classroom.

General Membership Meeting- Tues Aug 29 at noon- TSH B105

Brad WalchukUncategorized

Dear Members, The Union’s most significant decisions are made by Union members at General Membership Meetings (GMMs). All CUPE 3906 members of all 3 units (TAs and RAs in lieu, Sessional Faculty, Hourly Rated Sessional Music Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellows) can attend regular GMMs and get involved in the Union’s decision making processes. Our next GMM (our last for the … Read More

Increases to Unit 3 (Post-Doc) Benefits

Brad WalchukUncategorized

Attention Post-Doctoral Fellows, your union is happy to announce that it is increasingly the professional development fund entitlement to $125/member, that it is a launching a health care spending account ($125/member per year) for items not fully covered by the SunLife plan, and that the 2017-18 dental plan rate will be a mere $4.00/mth for single coverage.  All of these … Read More

CUPE 3906 Statement on the White Supremacist Attacks in Charlottesville, Va.

Brad WalchukUncategorized

Please find attached a statement from the CUPE 3906 executive, in which we – in no uncertain terms – strongly condemn the white supremacist and white nationalist groups, the fascists, the Ku Klux Klan, and the neo-Nazis who marched on Charlottesville as well as the racist, sexist, homophobic, transphobic, Islamophobic, anti-Semitic, and anti-immigrant ideologies that fueled that march and are … Read More

Unit 2 Bargaining- Back at the Table

Brad WalchukUncategorized

It’ll be a busy two weeks for your Unit 2 (Sessionals) bargaining team, who will be meeting with the Employer in 8 of the next 9 business days to secure a #BetterMac.  As a result, however, the office will be operating at a reduced capacity. Our wonderful administrator Amarjeet is in the office, but she’ll be in-and-out with mobilizing duties. … Read More

Unit 2 Professional Development Fund: DUE FRIDAY AUG 4th

Brad WalchukUncategorized

Just a quick reminder to our sessionals that applications for the Unit 2 Professional Development Fund are due on Friday, August 4th. We won’t be processing late applications, so be sure to have yours in on time! For details: http://cupe3906.org/sessionals-unit-2/professional-development-fund-unit-2/