Stewards’ Council + Wage Theft Workshop = One Awesome Evening!

Nancy MacBainEvents, General, News, Political Action, Stewards'

There will be two events on Monday December 5th: Stewards’ Council: There will be a Council meeting for all Departmental Stewards – there will be a Q&A about the new Unit 1 Collective Agreement as well as department updates. The meeting will take place Monday, December 5th 5:30-7:00pm MUSC 230 Wage Theft Workshop: Steel City Solidarity and the Workers Action … Read More

Unit 1 Bargaining Update Events

Nancy MacBainGeneral, News, Unit 1, Unit 1 Bargaining

Your bargaining team is currently in bargaining with the University for a new contract. Over the next month we’ll be coming around to your departments to talk to members one-on-one to update you about the bargaining process and where things currently stand. We will also be holding a series of information sessions, and we strongly encourage all members to try … Read More

Take Back the Night

Nancy MacBainEquity, Events, General, News, Political Action

The annual Take Back the Night march to end violence against women will be taking place this Thursday, September 15th. Women-Identified members of the community, and children are welcome for the main march at City Hall (71 Main St) 6:30pm Click here for more information Male-Identified allies are invited to  Taking on the Man: Strategies for Challenging Sexism Skydragon Centre … Read More

General Membership Meeting – TONIGHT

Nancy MacBainGeneral, News

There will be a General Membership Meeting Thursday August 4th MUSC 311/313 5:30 – (free food at 5:00) Childcare reimbursement available on request The following items will be on the agenda: Election of CGEU Conference Delegates Election of an Ad Hoc Committee on political endorsement Amendments to By-laws section 8, 9 and 16 Motion to reimburse working group expenditures There … Read More

Canada Post Lockout & CUPE 3906 Benefits

Sathish PichikaGeneral

The nation-wide Canada Post lockout will affect the processing and delivery of your benefits in a variety of ways. Please read the following post carefully. Equitable Life will continue to process  Unit 1 (TA and RA in lieu) and Unit 3 (Post-doc) dental claims.  The Prosure group will continue to process Unit 2 benefit claims and Unit 1 childcare. Both … Read More

Refuse, Resist, Rebel!

Mary Ellen CampbellEvents, General, News, Political Action

May 28th at 8pm This Ain’t Hollywood $5 or PWYC – ALL AGES RESIST against a culture in which rape is far too common – one in three Canadian women will be sexually assaulted in her lifetime. REFUSE to participate in victim blaming and woman hating. REBEL against the idea that women can’t rock out.

Federal Election Announcement

Nancy MacBainGeneral

We wish to inform our membership that Staff Representative Nancy MacBain will have limited availability for the next three and a half weeks because she is running as a federal candidate in Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale. For more info on her platform and the other candidates running in the riding, as well as the national vote boycott campaign, please see the following links: … Read More

Congratulations to Meaghan Ross – Winner of the 2011 Mike Skinner Activist Award

Nancy MacBainGeneral, News

Congratulations to Meaghan Ross who was awarded the 2011 Mike Skinner Activist Award at the AGM on April 6th. Meaghan, a former member of the CUPE 3906 Executive, was nominated for her tireless activist work as a member of numerous groups around Hamilton including, but by no means limited to: Steel City Solidarity, Big Susie’s, The Skydragon Centre, Common Cause, … Read More

Unit 2 Health Spending Account (HSA) Increase

Sathish PichikaEvents, General, News, Unit 2

The benefits committee is pleased to announce that the Unit 2 Health Spending Account (HSA) entitlement will be increased to $400/year on a trial basis. The increase may be adjusted in the future if the claims activity is higher or lower than expected. The decision to increase the HSA was made after a careful review of Unit 2 HSA claims … Read More