International Member Get-Together

Brad WalchukEvents, International

Hello fellow international CUPE members, Did you have a hectic winter term? It’s time to get together, relax and enjoy some good company over dinner! More details: You are invited to a FREE dinner hosted by CUPE 3906 on the 9th of May (Thursday) at 6pm in the Phoenix. Why? Food and Fun! Board games! Make some new friends! Share your … Read More

Change of Coverage Period for New Graduate Teaching Assistants

Communication OfficerEvents, General

Did you start a graduate program in January 2013 OR are a new non-student CUPE 3906 member? If so, are you a TA or RA in lieu with a contract of at least 130 hours? If you answered yes to both questions, you will be enrolled in the CUPE 3906 dental plan with Equitable Life of Canada.  All other new … Read More

CUPE 3902 Unit 4 Strike Aversion Rally

Communication OfficerEvents, News

CUPE 3902 needs your support! November 8, 2012, 11:00am St. Joseph Street, across from Kelly Library Saint Michael’s College University of Toronto Short-term contract educators at Saint Michael’s College at the University of Toronto have been in first-contract ne­gotiations for over a year. Their main outstanding issue is job security. On October 29, they had a 100% strike vote and … Read More

End of Immigration Film Screening in Hamilton

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A film by Marie Boti & Malcolm Guy HAMILTON  PREMIERE! When? Sunday, November 11, 7-9pm Where? The Lyric Theatre, 434 King Street West, Hamilton, ON What? Film + Q&A session with filmmakers & workers featured in film

Workshop for International (ESL) Teaching Assistants

Darko LjubicEvents, General, International, News

Dear International Members, Leading tutorials or lab demonstrations can be an overwhelming task when English is not your first language, and even more if you have never before been teaching in front of a full classroom. On this basis, Grazyna Drzazga and Ahmed Bekhit have tailored a workshop focused on some of the issues international teaching assistants face during their … Read More

CUPE co-sponsored Public Forum on Child Care

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Open invitation to join a Public Early Learning and Care Forum in Toronto on November 15th Access to affordable child care and quality early learning programs are important for many Ontario families. On November 15, 2012, CUPE and the Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care are sponsoring a forum at Ryerson University with Sharon Gregson, a child care and early … Read More

The People’s Forum – Sat, 1 Dec 2012

Brad WalchukEvents, General

The People’s Forum Hamiltonians Helping Hamilton “Community Teach-In” Join us for a day of presentations and workshops exploring the following topics : The OFL Report – Falling Behind: Ontario’s backslide into widening inequality, growing poverty and cuts to social programs The Government Austerity Agenda and What it Means for Our Communities Poverty and Community Well-Being The Hamilton Emerging Labour Market: … Read More


Communication OfficerEvents, General

WE ARE WISCONSIN FILM SCREENING & PANEL DISCUSSION Friday, October 12th, 2012 Workers Arts & Heritage Centre 51 Stuart St. Hamilton 7:30 PM Doors, Screening at 8:00PM  Panel Discussion to follow Limited Seating (First Come, First Served) Admission by Donation Cash Bar

3rd Annual Tour of Struggle

Brad WalchukEvents

Saturday, 15 Sept 2012 3:00pm meetup in the Student Centre (MUSC) lobby, near the Occupy McMaster site Join the Political Action Committee for an afternoon of introductions to social justice struggles in Hamilton around the privatization of the university, gentrification in the downtown core, precarious work, community policing, and more. Tour starts at 3pm and will end around 5pm at … Read More