Snow Storm – Unplanned Leave Provisions for Sessionals

Brad WalchukUncategorized

Sessionals, as you know, there is a severe snowstorm outside in the Hamilton area which has made visibility and road conditions terrible. As of 4:00 pm, McMaster has not yet cancelled classes, and their twitter indicated that “a winter storm is expected to cause heavy snowfall” and that they “will continue to provide updates.” If they looked out the window, … Read More

CUPE 3906 is proud to endorse Sarah Jama for MPP in the upcoming Hamilton-Centre byelection


At the November General Membership Meeting, the union voted to endorse Sarah Jama for MPP in the upcoming Hamilton-Centre byelection. Our union doesn’t often offer endorsements to political candidates, but many of us know from firsthand experience that Sarah is an incredible force for good in our community. We need fearless leadership and representation now more than ever, and Sarah’s … Read More

Working Groups and Committee Updates – Winter 2023

Brad WalchukUncategorized

At the upcoming GMM we will be discussing new and existing working groups and committees that you can join to become more involved in the union. This includes: NEW – Raise the Floor Working Group The Raise the Floor Working Group aims to continue to push McMaster to elevate the existing funding floor for graduate students at McMaster. You can … Read More

Upcoming GMM – Wednesday Jan 18 @ 1pm on Zoom

Brad WalchukUncategorized

We will host our first GMM of the Winter semester on January 18th at 1pm. The meeting will take place online over Zoom. We have some important business to take care of, including elections to fill the following positions: Recording Secretary, Chief Steward Unit 1 (TAs/RAs), CUPE Ontario Convention Delegate (8 positions), and CUPE Ontario University Workers Coordinating Committee (OUWCC) … Read More

CUPE 3906 OFFICE Information MARCH 2023

Mary Ellen CampbellUncategorized

Please note that we have returned to our on-campus location at Kenneth Taylor Hall B111. Our office hours are 10am to 4pm, Monday to Thursday. You can also reach us via email. Until further advised, masks will be mandatory for those visiting the office. Members who are not comfortable or who cannot safely visit the office are encouraged to continue to … Read More