Unit 2 (Sessional Faculty and Hourly-Rated Sessional Music Faculty Members),
Your elected Bargaining Team recently secured a tentative collective agreement with the Employer. Before this agreement can take effect, however, both parties need to ratify it, according to their respective processes.
We have been given word that the McMaster Board of Governors has now formally ratified this agreement on behalf of the Employer. Now, CUPE Unit 2 members will have the opportunity to do the same.
The union will be holding a Special General Membership Meeting this coming Tuesday, December 12th at 5:00PM in Kenneth Taylor Hall, Room B104. At this meeting, the Bargaining Team will provide you with an overview of the agreement itself and answer any questions you might have.The ratification voting will commence for 90 minutes immediately following the meeting (just as we did for the Strike Mandate Vote).
Voting will continue from 9AM to 5PM the following day (Wednesday, December 13th) in the lobby of Mills Library, for those members who cannot attend the SGMM. Information about the tentative agreement will be available in the Union Office (KTH B111) and at the polling station itself. Note: the bargaining team is recommending this agreement for ratification by the members.
Any member who has taught at any point over the last two academic terms or who has secured a contract for the Winter of 2018 is entitled to vote. Please bring Photo ID with you.
The results of the ratification vote will be announced on the evening of the 13th.
Finally, please note that in the event of a work stoppage by members of UFCW Local 175 and 633 (Fauclty Club Staff), an alternative off-campus location will be utilized. We will keep you updated with information.
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