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: Virtual Town Hall – Bargaining Update

You’re invited to attend a Unit 1 Virtual Town Hall with updates from your Bargaining Team. You will have a chance to ask general questions about negotiations. The Virtual Town Hall is scheduled for Wednesday, 17 January from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm. To sign up and attend please follow the registration link below: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8543194740697992963…

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…

Unit 1 Strike Mandate Meeting – December 5

When: Tuesday, 5 December, 5-7pm Where: U.S.W Hall, 25 Cecil Street What: Hear a bargaining update from your Bargaining Team, discuss next steps, vote on whether to have a campus-wide strike vote & have your questions about bargaining answered. What is a strike mandate? A strike mandate means the members of a Union have given…

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…