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?
The latest issue of The Ally (Spring 2014) is out
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 !
Postdoctoral Fellow (Unit 3) Special General Membership Meeting
We invite all Postdoctoral Fellow (Unit 3) Members to participate in a Special General Membership Meeting this Tuesday, February 4th at 12:00 noon in MUSC (Student Centre) rooms 206-207. Lunch will be provided. The agenda item is: Election of Unit 3 Chief Steward. We hope to see you there!
CUPE 3906 Office Relocation
Dear Members, You may have heard that all tenants of Wentworth House (including CUPE 3906) have been instructed by the University to relocate their offices in light of the upcoming demolition of the building. In light of this request, we are relocating our office to the basement of Kenneth Taylor Hall. As of April 24th, 2013, our new office location … Read More
New Collective Agreements Available
The final versions of our new collective agreements for both TA’s and Postdoctoral Fellows have been posted to this website. These new documents contain important changes and updates to many of the entitlements won in Collective Bargaining. Please take few minutes to familiarize yourself with the appropriate document. As usual, the the digital form of our Collective Agreements will remain … Read More
Unit 3 Members Vote to Ratify New Contract
The Unit 3 membership has voted to ratify the tentative agreement reached in negotiations with McMaster for a new Unit 3 Collective Agreement. Thanks to everyone for your hard work and support throughout the bargaining process, we wouldn’t have been able to reach this deal without the support of members from across campus.
Postdoctoral Fellows – Ratification Vote
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
Tentative Agreement in Unit 3 Bargaining!
Dear Unit 3 members, We are pleased to announce that, after an extensive negotiation period, we have reached a tentative agreement with the Employer on the Unit 3 Collective Agreement. Details of this agreement will be put forward to the membership at an upcoming Special General Membership Meeting, scheduled for Tuesday, February the 28th at 5pm in MUMC 1A5. Details … Read More
Support Post Docs – tell the University to reach a fair settlement
We are very close to a deal in bargaining a new contract for Post Docs. The University continues to hold out on money for members after the first two years of the agreement. We need your support to urge the University to come to the table on the 13th with an offer that can resolve bargaining once and for all. … Read More
Unit 3 Bargaining Update
The latest Bargaining Bulletin is out with updates about Unit 3 Bargaining. Click here to download the latest Bargaining Bulletin
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