Cupe 3903 Strike Video

Live and direct from the front lines!

Guided Tour of Strike Headquarters

This video shows the many activities going on at strike headquarters. Several members express their thoughts on the first day of the strike. One in particular says: “this is one of the most inspiring days ever, seeing that many members out on the picket lines…doing four hour, 8 hour, 12 hour shifts because they don’t want to go home…that’s unbelievable, these people have inexhaustible energy, that’s because they believe in the union!!”

November 7, 2008 Posted by | Day 1, Member Interview | Leave a comment

View of the Main Gate Picket

This video shows the incredibly strong picket line at the Main Gate on day 1 of the strike. As cars pass the picket line, many honk in support.

November 7, 2008 Posted by | Day 1, Main Gate | Leave a comment

Interview with Chris

Chris, a Unit 3 member, discusses the importance of CUPE 3903’s demands.

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Interview with Andrew

Andrew, a Unit 1 member, describes the strength of the picket line at Shoreham Gate on day 1 of the strike. He discusses some of the reactions Shoreham picketers have been receiving from campus security and the Toronto police, but emphasizes the conviction of Shoreham picketers to ensure that their line is effective, safe, and strong.

November 7, 2008 Posted by | Day 1, Member Interview, Shoreham | Leave a comment

Pickets on Shoreham Road

This video shows the many picketers at Shoreham Gate on the first day of the strike.

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Interview With Silvia, CUPE 3903 Treasurer

Silvia, the Treasurer for CUPE 3903, explains how strike pay works: what members are paid for and how they can pick up their cheques. She also comments on the encouraging support shown by other unions, the TTC, and many passing cars on day 1 of the strike.

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Interview with Barish

Barish explains why CUPE 3903 is on strike. He says that “we are underpaid, we do half of the teaching on campus, but many of our members have problems with living expenses….Shoukri has to listen to some of our demands…we are willing to negotiate!!”

November 7, 2008 Posted by | Day 1, Member Interview, Pond Road | Leave a comment

Interview with Rob

November 7, 2008 Posted by | Day 1, Member Interview, Shoreham | Leave a comment

Interview with Richard

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Interview with Rebecca

November 7, 2008 Posted by | Day 1, Member Interview, Sentinel | Leave a comment