Attached you will find an updated bargaining bulletin. Watch your email accounts for correspondence from our mobilizer, Amarjeet as she continues her efforts to ensure that every member of this unit is totally up to speed on the process and has a chance to make their voice heard. You will also begin to see a more public display of our campaign … Read More
On June 29th an SGMM was held in order to discuss and update the Professional Development Fund (PDF) for Unit 2. We had a productive discussion and my proposal was accepted with a few important amendments. Only Unit 2 members were eligible to vote at this meeting. Below is a summary of key results from the meeting: The PDF will … Read More
Dear members. Please note that Sessional Faculty Postings are being migrated to a new site as part of the implementation of MOSAIC, McMaster’s new “human capital management” system. Most current Sessional Faculty postings are now being posted on the new MOSAIC website, here: http://www.workingatmcmaster.ca/careers/index.php (Click “External Applicants” then “Sessional Faculty”.) As of this website post (July 28th, 2015), some postings in … Read More
The main theme of this issue is: Where’s The Funding ? This issue features: – Not-so-hidden cuts in funding – Gearing Up for Bargaining – Provincial Funding and the Problem of Differentiation – Higher-Education: Privilege or Right?
Click here to download this issue of The Ally The main theme of this issue is: Raise the Minimum Wage This issue features: Beyond the Minimum Wage Standup for Fairness Mentorship for International Members Students and Workers United !
The details presented at the Unit 2 ratification meeting last night, and provided at today’s voting station, are available here. Please note that this agreement cannot become official until both the Union and Employer have ratified the agreement.
Your union’s elected bargaining team has reached a tentative agreement with the Employer for a new contract between Sessional Faculty and Hourly Rated Sessional Music Faculty. Both sides are recommending ratification. Details of the deal will be released at a Special General Membership Meeting (SGMM) open to all Unit 2 members. This meeting will take place on Wednesday, October 2nd, … Read More
We’re not happy with being asked to take a 0% wage increase, so we brought in a friend to help send a message: “No zeros, just DeNiros”
If you are a Unit 2 member (Sessional Faculty and Hourly Rated Sessional Music Faculty), please take 5 minutes to fill out the following survey: http://cupe.on.ca/SessionalFaculty Those who fill it out will automatically be entered to win a free iPod nano! The survey seeks to collect demographic data on our membership that will help to improve the delivery of benefits and … Read More
Bargaining update – McMaster and CUPE 3906 agree to pause talks The University and representatives of CUPE 3906, Unit 2 (“the Union”) have been meeting to negotiate a renewed collective agreement. The Union represents approximately 380 Sessional Faculty and Sessional Music Faculty at McMaster. Both parties report making progress towards a renewed agreement and that the talks have been constructive … Read More
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