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University Administration’s Current Monetary Offer Analyzed

October 22, 2009

Our bargaining team has analyzed the University Administration’s most recent monetary package over the two year framework they’ve proposed. Their current package does nothing to address the issues we’ve raised around overwork, rising class sizes, benefits funding deficits, 8% / year tuition hikes, and access to employment for experienced TAs. Instead their package only puts […]

University President confirms McMaster in Surplus!

September 14, 2009

Ever since the “financial crisis” hit in the summer and fall of 2008, we’ve heard a lot about how bad the economy has been for a wide variety of businesses, governments and institutions. Words like “depression,” and “prolonged recession” painted dreary pictures of the sky falling and crushing the entire world economy. But now nine […]

Tuition increases = wage concessions.

September 4, 2009

Tuition Indexation is the solution…

Bottom of the Pack – TA Pay at McMaster

August 24, 2009

Our research team has been hard at work again to compile the rates of pay for TAs at various major Ontario universities. The results may shock you. Despite the fact McMaster University often prides itself on its international reputation as a top 100 research university, when it comes to actually compensating the workers and students […]