📌  U5 Bargaining Survey
Unit 5

📌 U5 Bargaining Survey

Dear postdoc friends, ARE YOU A UNIT 5 POSTDOC? Unit 5 Postdocs are currently negotiating a new Collective Agreement with the University. These contract negotiations are your opportunity to improve your compensation and working conditions. As part of this process, your Bargaining Committee has launched the 2023 Bargaining Survey.

🗳 Bargaining Committee Election
Unit 5

🗳 Bargaining Committee Election

Dear postdoc friends, I am writing to provide information about the Unit 5 Special Membership Meeting to elect a Bargaining Committee, which will take place Wednesday, 9th from 5-7 PM. Here is the agenda package. At this meeting you will elect up to five members to join the Bargaining Committee which is tasked with negotiating a new collective agreement for Unit 5 (Postdocs). You…

Our Unit 3 Tentative Agreement for the 2021-2024 Term is Now Ratified!
Unit 3 Updates

Our Unit 3 Tentative Agreement for the 2021-2024 Term is Now Ratified!

We opened a Unit-wide vote on our Tentative Agreement on Friday, December 9th, and closed it on Sunday, December 11th. In total, 94.3% of members voted YES to form a new Collective Agreement (renewed for the term from September 1, 2021 and August 31, 2024)! You can access the Powerpoint presentation that outlines gains in this Collective Agreement here. You can…

Bargaining Bulletin #12
Unit 3 Updates

Bargaining Bulletin #12

Executive Summary This is the final Bargaining Bulletin! After a presentation of the gains made in bargaining this round, Unit 3 members who were present at the meeting on December 9 voted unanimously to send the tentative agreement to the full membership for a ratification vote. The ratification vote was opened immediately following the December 9 meeting and was…

Bargaining Bulletin #11
Unit 3 Updates

Bargaining Bulletin #11

Executive Summary Unit 3 has reached a tentative agreement! Shortly after 3am on Friday, December 9, your Bargaining Team (BT) and the Employer finalized the remaining items that needed resolution.  Your BT believes that there have been significant gains made on your behalf, which will be presented to you at a membership meeting today (December…

Bargaining Bulletin #10
Unit 3 Updates

Bargaining Bulletin #10

Executive Summary Unit 3 is not on strike. Yet. Today, continue performing your work as usual. Your Bargaining Team (BT) extended the strike deadline past 12:01am on December 8. As such, Bargaining continued until 3:00am on December 8 and is ongoing today, with a revised deadline to achieve a Tentative Agreement of 2:00pm today. Your…

Bargaining Bulletin #9
Unit 3 Updates

Bargaining Bulletin #9

Executive Summary Members of your CUPE3902 Unit 3 Bargaining Team (BT) are hard at work on your behalf, pressing the Employer for meaningful gains right up to tomorrow’s strike deadline – 12:01am on December 8. On December 6, your BT tabled the remaining proposals re: monetary issues. At approximately 1am on December 7, the Employer…

Register for Picket Duty and Strike Pay Now!
Unit 3 Updates

Register for Picket Duty and Strike Pay Now!

Your bargaining team continues to sit at the negotiations table to push with you for a fair agreement. The University needs to recognize the important work that you do and improve your working conditions. Until they do, we continue to plan for a strike of all Unit 3 members. Picketing is part of the strike process,…

Bargaining Bulletin #8
Unit 3 Updates

Bargaining Bulletin #8

Executive Summary Bill 124 has been struck down by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice! CUPE 3902 Unit 3 has now been without a Collective Agreement for 456 days. Your Bargaining Team (BT) has now met with the Employer 21 times and continues to make progress on your behalf. Given the strike deadline of December…

Bargaining Bulletin #7
Unit 3 Updates

Bargaining Bulletin #7

Executive Summary CUPE 3902, Unit 3 will be in a legal strike position at 12:01am on Thursday December 8, 2022. On November 21, 2022, CUPE 3902 Unit 3 received confirmation that the “No Board Report” was approved by the Ministry of Labor See here for our important press release. Sign up to attend a workshop…