Update on Unit 2 Bargaining Team Member David Gerry

Brad WalchukUncategorized

We want to take a moment to acknowledge a member of your Bargaining Team, David Gerry, from the School of the Arts. Some of you may have heard (or read in the Spectator last week) of David’s terminal cancer diagnosis, which came unexpectedly a few weeks ago. He has been an invaluable member of this union’s leadership group in his capacity … Read More

Tentative Agreement Reached- Unit 2

Brad WalchukUncategorized

We are pleased to announce that after 2 long days of bargaining with the assistance of a Conciliation Officer from the Ministry of Labour, your elected Bargaining Team has reached a tentative agreement with the University’s negotiators. Details of the agreement as well as the process for ratification will be forthcoming. Our thanks again to you, our members for your support over … Read More

Healing With Feelings: Queer Poetry Night

Mary Ellen CampbellUncategorized

CUPE 3906’s Equity Action Committee is proud to announce that we will be hosting a Queer Poetry Night event as part of a larger initiative titled “Healing With Feelings.” These events are opportunities to meet new folx, engage with each other’s creative works, and heal collectively from intersecting oppressions. Please join us on Thursday, November 30th at The Staircase (25 Dundurn Street North, … Read More

Unit 2 Bargaining- Conciliation- Nov 21 and 22

Brad WalchukUncategorized

Your elected Bargaining Team has secured two dates with a provincial conciliation officer (November 21st and 22nd) as we continue to bargain for a new Collective Agreement for Sessional Faculty. We are confident that, with the province’s help, we can reach a deal with the Employer’s negotiators that will represent a #BetterMac for our members and for the community as a whole. Our position heading … Read More

General Membership Meeting- Wednesday November 15

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 will be held next week on Wednesday, November … Read More

Allegations of EI Overpayment

Brad WalchukUncategorized

Members (especially Sessionals), if you have received a notice from Service Canada alleging an overpayment of EI funds and a request to pay them back, please contact your union immediately as a reporting error may be to blame.