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…

Bargaining Bulletin #6
Unit 3 Updates

Bargaining Bulletin #6

Executive Summary On November 10, 2022, CUPE 3902, Unit 3 filed a “No Board Report.” When accepted by the Ministry of Labor, this starts the 17-day countdown to your legal strike position. The Employer continues to signal an unwillingness to improve the advancement processes outlined in your Collective Agreement (CA) that expired 438 days ago. But…

Day of Action for Good Jobs at U of T
Unit 3 Updates

Day of Action for Good Jobs at U of T

Bill 28 was repealed because of our collective power. Let’s now turn to the fight for good jobs at U of T. CUPE 3261 (service workers at U of T) are demanding no contracting out and may soon be on strike—their deadline is November 21. Our Union’s Unit 3 (sessional lecturers, writing instructors, music professionals, and sessional instructional assistants) is deep…

Bargaining Bulletin #5 – 85% YES Strike Vote
Unit 3 Updates

Bargaining Bulletin #5 – 85% YES Strike Vote

Bargaining Bulletin #5 – Executive Summary An overwhelming 85% of the 666 members who voted in the strike vote, voted YES. This is more than three times the number that participated in prior strike votes.  This vote comes in the wake of a week-long strike vote, which opened on October 26 after Unit 3 members in…

Participate in the Strike Mandate Vote!
Unit 3 Updates

Participate in the Strike Mandate Vote!

Last Wednesday, you and your colleagues met, heard a bargaining update, and voted to open a strike vote. 100% of you voted to open the strike vote, and it is now ongoing, online. Cast your vote by 5pm on Wednesday, 2 November 2022. How to Vote Voting will be conducted electronically using SimplyVoting.  A ballot with…