Our benefits committee wanted to inform you that as of September 1 (the beginning of our fall adjudication period), computer hardware will not be considered an eligible expense for our Unit 2 Professional Development Fund. Read more here. If you have questions, please e-mail: email@example.com
Join us at the museum on Wednesday, June 17th at 8 pm for a FREE screening of the rousing and critically-acclaimed Pride: The Movie! Refreshments will be provided. This screening is co-presented by the Workers Arts & Heritage Centre and the Hamilton and District Labour Council in celebration of pride hamilton 2015. PRIDE is inspired by an extraordinary true story. … Read More
Six members of our local were elected to serve as delegates at the CUPE Ontario 2015 convention. For five of the six, it was their first CUPE Ontario convention. Here’s a picture of three of delegates (Evan, Angie and Ryan), along with other young workers (30 and younger) at the microphone speaking on a resolution.
Free First Aid Training is a benefit guaranteed under each of our three Collective Agreements (CAs) and available to TAs/RAs in lieu (Article 18.13 of Unit 1 CBA), Sessional Faculty/Hourly-Rated Sessional Music Faculty (Article 17.13 of Unit 2 CBA) and Post Docs (Article 14.12 of the Unit 3 CBA). The course, a Standard Red Cross certificate course, is offered being offered on a … Read More
Our May General Membership Meeting will be held on Wednesday May 13th at noon in DSB B-105. Pizza and childcare (on request) are provided. We have some important items on the agenda, including a detailed benefits report and update, a campaign update on mental health services at McMaster, and the election of two trustees (needed to perform a yearly audit … Read More
The Unit 2 Professional Development Fund (PDF) applications will be adjudicated by the benefits committee on May 19th and cheques will be processed shortly thereafter. We apologize for the delay and any inconvenience that this may cause.
Every year, around the world, unions mark the International Day of Mourning on April 28 to honour workers killed or injured on the job. It’s an important date for the labour movement: we remember those workers we’ve lost, and fight for better standards for today’s workers. In 2014, six CUPE members lost their lives, and just four months into 2015 already … Read More
Nora Loreto is a writer, musician and activist based in Québec City. She is the author of From Demonized to Organized: Building the New Union Movement and is the editor of the rabble.ca series Up! Canadian Labour Rising. The event will take place at 5:30pm on Monday, April 20. The event will be held in MUSC 313 . Nora … Read More
The Access & Equity Office at City Hall is presenting the “Road to Justice” exhibit, which will be displayed at City Hall from April 1 – 30. This exhibit details the legislated racism experienced by the Chinese community in Canada. On Friday, April 24, 2015, we will be hosting two educational workshop sessions from 10 – 11 a.m. and from … Read More
Here is your executive committee for CUPE Local 3906 for the 2015-16 year. Some new faces are joining an experienced executive to continue to provide close to 3 500 members with excellent service, advocacy and representation. We’re also proud of the diversity on our executive committee. President- Evan Johnston Vice President- Rebecca Collins-Nelsen Vice President External- Ryan Sparrow Secretary Treasurer- … Read More