McMaster Residence Life Workers Vote Overwhelmingly to Join CUPE

Brad WalchukUncategorized

We’re excited to share that Residence Life student workers have voted to join CUPE by a strong majority!  With 94.6% of votes in favour, it’s clear that Residence Life workers are serious about improving their living and working conditions. Welcome to the CUPE family! Welcome to the union family, CAs, GRAs, PAs, GCLs, & ROP/As! We’re stronger together. 💪 Big … Read More

Update: AGM 2024 – now on Motion Meetings

Brad WalchukUncategorized

Our Annual General Meeting is scheduled for this Wednesday, March 27 from 12pm-3pm EST. This is a virtual meeting and we will be switching to a new platform for this meeting. You don’t need to register, but please keep an eye out and check your spam/junk folders for your meeting and voting credentials. Credentials will be sent from   We’ll be … Read More

Annual General Meeting – March 27 at 12pm, Registration Required

Brad WalchukUncategorized

Join us for this year’s Annual General Meeting, taking place over Zoom on March 27 starting at 12pm. Each year at the AGM, a new Executive Committee is elected. The elections will take place in the following order: President; Vice President; Vice President External; Secretary-Treasurer; Recording Secretary; Chief Steward, Unit 1; Chief Steward, Unit 2; Chief Steward, Unit 3; Health & … Read More

Unit 2 Professional Development Fund Deadline

Brad WalchukUncategorized

Just a friendly reminder that the deadline to submit your Professional Development Application in time for the Winter Term Review is April 10th. For information about  Professional Development Fund as well as a like to the form please click:  Please send all applications to Over the years, your strength and solidarity has helped to make improvements to your Collective Agreement, including winning access … Read More

Unit 2 Bargaining Survey

presidentUncategorized, Unit 2

Dear Sessionals, As you may be aware, your Collective Agreement expires on August 31, 2024. This Collective Agreement provides all of your rights, benefits, and entitlements as Sessional Faculty at McMaster. Your elected bargaining team will be negotiating a new and improved Collective Agreement this summer and we need your help. Please take a few moments to fill out your bargaining survey. … Read More

International Women’s Day Event

Brad WalchukUncategorized

The CUPE 3906 Women’s and Gender Rights Committee is happy to extend an invitation to all of you for the International Women’s Day event “Breaking Barriers: Overcoming Adversity and Finding Community in Times of Crisis” organized by the Women’s and Gender Rights Committee at University on March 10. Although this event is exclusively for women and members of the LGBTQ+ community, all … Read More

Transnational Solidarity: A Panel Discussion on International Student Workers


  Please join us for a discussion on the position of international students in the Canadian higher education system Place: McMaster University, Chester New Hall 106 Date: March 22nd, 2024 Time: 6:00-8:00PM Register: Event description: This 2-hour hybrid conversation with experts, activists, and experienced scholars will offer a vision of the issues and conditions that international students face as … Read More