Welcome Week Social Event!

Brad WalchukEvents

Our first social event of the year is open to all CUPE 3906 members and their partners and will be held this Thursday (13 Sept), 8pm-midnight at the Workers Arts and Heritage Centre. Cash bar with alcoholic beverages, and free non-alcoholic drinks and snacks will be provided. Also music and hopefully lots of dancing! Transportation to MacNab bus terminal will … Read More

Mobilizing Mondays, Get Involved! Week 2

Communication OfficerEvents, News

Mobilizing Mondays – Week Two On March 27, the Ontario government released an austerity budget that includes billions of dollars in public service cuts. It is a budget that will kill jobs, gut public services and hurt communities. We need to tell our MPPs that they must amend the budget. This is the second Mobilizing Monday. Every week, we will … Read More

CUPE 3906 TA/RA Award – Nominations EXTENDED

Nancy MacBainEvents, News

In recognition of the diverse work carried out by TAs and RAs (in lieu) in the various Faculties across McMaster, CUPE Local 3906 is proud to announce it will be giving out TA awards to members. Successful candidates will receive a $200.00 prize, a letter of recognition from the current CUPE 3906 Executive, a copy of the nomination form and a certificate … Read More

International Womens’ Day Events in Hamilton

Nancy MacBainEvents, News, Political Action

Thursday, March 8th: 11:30 – 12:30 pm, Rally at City Hall, then 12:30 – 2:30 pm, March to YWCA. Entertainment and refreshments. Presented by the International Women’s Day Committee coordinated by SACHA.  Click here for more info. 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Michael DeGroote Centre for Learning (MDCL) room 3024, McMaster University “The BIAS FREE Framework – How to Avoid Biases Deriving from Social … Read More

Rape Awareness Cafe Night

Nancy MacBainEvents, News

On March 7th Feminist Alliance McMaster (FAM) will be hosting a Rape Awareness Cafe Night at Homegrown Hamilton. This FREE event seeks to… > Raise students’ awareness of rape & sexual assault > Offer information about victim support (Male, Female & Trans) > Challenge traditional attitudes towards rape > Confront the myths of ‘stranger danger’, and focus on friend/partner rapes … Read More

Rally & March for International Womens’ Day

Nancy MacBainEvents, News, Political Action

The annual rally and march to commemorate International Womens’ Day will be taking place in Toronto on March 3rd (see details below). This year’s theme will be “Reclaim the City: Good Jobs, Services, Dignity – Together we are Stronger” The rally will take place: Saturday, March 3, 2012 11:00am  OISE (252 Bloor St W)  The rally will be followed by … Read More

Algonquin Resistance to Assimilation: Barriere Lake Speaks in Hamilton

Nancy MacBainEvents, News, Political Action

2:30-4:30pm Monday, March 5, 2012 Wentworth Lounge Join us for light refreshments and a talk by Michel Thusky, a community spokesperson from the Algonquin community of Barriere Lake Come hear about the long-standing resistance of Mitchikanibikok Inik, the Algonquins of Barriere Lake, to forced assimilation and cultural extinction. Michel Thusky, a spokesperson from the Algonquin community, will talk about community identity in the context of his … Read More

Union Night Out at the Bulldogs Game

Nancy MacBainEvents, News

There’s a special rate for union members to attend the game between The Hamilton Bulldogs & The Toronto Marlies Friday March 9, 2012 7:30pm $12 per ticket If you’re interested in attending please email Trevor Trotman at the Hamilton Bulldogs by noon on March 8th and let him know that you’re member of CUPE 3906.

Postdoctoral Fellows – Ratification Vote

Nancy MacBainEvents, News, Unit 3, Unit 3 Bargaining

Voting on the Unit 3 agreement will continue Wednesday, February 29th from 10:00am-5:00pm in the entrance to Thode Library. Click here to download the Bargaining Bulletin outlining the gains made in this round of bargaining. Who can vote? To be able to vote you need to either: • be working as a Post Doctoral Fellow, or • have a contract-in-hand … Read More