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Special Announcement — Ratification Vote GMM Sunday — BT says “reject this offer”

November 4, 2009

STRIKING McMASTER TAs and RAs TO VOTE AGAINST “SCHOOL-YARD BULLY” TACTICS After three days on strike, Teaching and Research Assistants at McMaster are preparing to take the University’s last offer to a ratification vote, but not to end the strike.  Members will take a formal, secret ballot on the offer that has not changed significantly since […]

Independent Undergraduate Support Group

October 4, 2009

A group of undergraduate students interested in labour issues have formed a support group to inform other undergraduates about issues at McMaster. Any interested undergraduates can join, there is no need to be a TA or CUPE 3906 member. Meeting time: 2:30-4:30pm every Wednesday in KTH 709 Email Callen to get added to the mailing […]

Post Conciliation Meeting Fri Oct 2, 1:00pm

September 30, 2009

The bargaining team has called a joint meeting for all available executive members, bargaining support team members, bargaining team members and any interested general members on Friday Oct 2nd at 1:00pm in the CUPE 3906 office (Wentworth House, B108). At this meeting the bargaining team will discuss what happened during conciliation on Sept 30th and […]

Employer stalls negotiations – Your Benefits will be CUT.

September 17, 2009

General Membership Meeting September 22nd from 4 – 8 PM Location – Burridge gym and mezzanine Your bargaining team met with the employer twice this week in the hope that the employer would acknowledge our concerns regarding the erosion of TAs’ benefits and show movement on numerous proposals. Despite the tireless efforts of your bargaining […]

Upcoming Meetings

August 13, 2009

August 12, 2009 Members are encouraged to attend the following General Membership Meetings.  Each meeting will primarily address Unit 1 bargaining, including a discussion of proposals currently tabled by the union and the employer, reports from the Bargaining Team and Bargaining Support Committee, and followed by balloting in the strike mandate vote.   For each meeting, […]