CUPE Local 3906 Bargaining Bulletin- Update #1

Brad WalchukUnit 1, Unit 1 Bargaining

Your bargaining team met with the Employer on Monday and Wednesday, and we had a team caucus meeting on Tuesday. A full bargaining update is attached here, but there are two key points: the Employer wants to end its administration of the dental plan and is proposing to end the graduate employment (TA) guarantee. We are very concerned about both … Read More

New Collective Agreements Available

Brad WalchukGeneral, News, Unit 1, Unit 1 Bargaining, Unit 3, Unit 3 Bargaining

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

Membership ratifies tentative agreement

Nancy MacBainNews, Unit 1, Unit 1 Bargaining

The Unit 1 membership has voted to ratify the tentative agreement reached in negotiations with McMaster for a new Unit 1 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.

Tentative Agreement Details

Nancy MacBainNews, Unit 1, Unit 1 Bargaining

The latest Bargaining Bulletin outlines the details of the tentative agreement reached with the University, and the process for the ratification vote. Click here to download the latest Bargaining Bulletin For more information about the ratification vote click here.

Ratification Vote Times and Locations

Nancy MacBainNews, Unit 1, Unit 1 Bargaining

We have reached a tentative agreement in the round of negotiations for a new contract between Unit 1 (TAs and RAs-in-lieu) and McMaster. Both sides are recommending ratification. Details of the deal will be released at a Special General Membership Meeting open to all Unit 1 members. This meeting will take place Monday, November 21 at 5:30pm in BSB 137 … Read More

We have a deal!

Nancy MacBainNews, Unit 1, Unit 1 Bargaining

We have reached a tentative agreement with the Employer in Unit 1 bargaining. The agreement is being recommended for ratification by both sides. The details of the agreement will be released at a Special General Membership Meeting on Monday evening, location to be announced ASAP. The ratification vote will open at the end of the meeting and will continue over … Read More

Membership gives solid strike mandate

Nancy MacBainNews, Unit 1, Unit 1 Bargaining

After two days of balloting, members of CUPE 3906 Unit 1 (representing TAs and RAs in lieu), have voted to give their bargaining team a solid strike mandate as they return to negotiations later this week. Thank you to everyone who came out and voted, your support is invaluable to this process.

Special General Membership Meeting and Strike Vote FAQ

Nancy MacBainNews, Unit 1, Unit 1 Bargaining

The bargaining team has called for a Strike Vote, which will begin at the close of a Special General Membership Meeting on Thursday, November 10th at 5:30 in DeGroote School of Business B105 For more information check out the Strike Vote FAQ This does not mean that we are going on strike, bargaining is progressing well, but your team has … Read More

Special General Membership Meeting and Strike Vote FAQ

Nancy MacBainNews, Unit 1, Unit 1 Bargaining

The bargaining team has called for a Strike Vote, which will begin at the close of a Special General Membership Meeting on Thursday, November 10th at 5:30 in DeGroote School of Business B105 For more information check out the Strike Vote FAQ This does not mean that we are going on strike, bargaining is progressing well, but your team has … Read More

Unit 1 Bargaining Update

Nancy MacBainNews, Unit 1, Unit 1 Bargaining

Check out the latest update from Unit 1 (TAs and RAs in Lieu) Bargaining. Click here to download the latest Bargaining Bulletin If you have any questions, please email bargaining@cupe3906.org or come out to the Special General Membership Meeting on Nov 10th at 5:30pm in DeGroote School of Business B105.