Unit 1: Strike Deadline Meeting – January 22 @ 6:30pm

When: Monday, January 22, 2018 Sign-in starts @5:45pm Meeting starts @6:30pm Where: Convocation Hall, 31 King’s College Circle What: Meeting to discuss where negotiations are at following the first day of conciliation and to set a deadline by which to bring forward a tentative agreement without job action. December was an important month in bargaining:…

Unit 1: Members Vote 89.4% in Favour of Strike Action

Contract academic workers at the University of Toronto, represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 3902 (CUPE 3902), voted yesterday to give their bargaining team a strike mandate. Over 1500 members of CUPE 3902’s Unit 1 (Course Instructors, Teaching Assistants, Chief Presiding Officers, and Invigilators) turned up to cast their ballots at polling…

Unit 1: Strike Vote Polls

At a standing-room only meeting held at the USW Hall on the evening of December 5, the membership of Unit 1 unanimously ordered that a strike mandate vote of the Unit-wide membership be held. Polls will be open on December 6, 7, 8, 11, and 12. Locations are as below. UTSC (10am-2pm): Student Union –…

Unit 3: Ratification Polls

At an ascension meeting on November 28, Unit 3 members in attendance voted 92.5% in favour of sending the Tentative Agreement to a unit-wide referendum. Polls for a tri-campus referendum to ratify the Unit 3 Tentative Agreement have been scheduled across all three campuses on November 29, 30 and December 1. Poll locations and times…

Unit 3: Tentative Agreement Reached

We are pleased to announce that after almost 24 hours of bargaining with the assistance of a Conciliation Officer, your elected Unit 3 Bargaining Team has reached a tentative agreement with the University of Toronto. Details of the agreement as well as the process for ascension and ratification will be forthcoming. The Bargaining Team thanks…

Overwhelming Strike Mandate for Unit 3

Last night, contract academic workers at the University of Toronto gave their Bargaining Team an overwhelming 91% mandate in favour of strike action for CUPE 3902 Unit 3, which includes non-student Sessional Lecturers, Writing Instructors, and Music Professionals. The vote came on the heels of back-to-work legislation that ended a five-week strike by Ontario college…

Unit 3 Strike Vote Polls

Strike vote polls for members of Unit 3 have been tentatively confirmed. Please see the various locations and times below. All polls below will run on November 17 and 20-22, 2017. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the local. UTM (10am-2pm): CUPE 3902 Office, Room 1145C Davis Building UTSC (10am-2pm):…

Poll Clerks Needed

The Local is looking for volunteers to serve as poll clerks for the upcoming Unit 3 strike vote tentatively scheduled to be held from Friday, November 17 to Wednesday. November 22. Polling stations will be setup on all three campuses. Volunteers are needed to fill one, or both, of the two scheduled shifts: the first…