Cupe 3903 Strike Video

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CUPE FAQ: Why Should Undergrads Support CUPE 3903?

A number of undergraduate students express their support for CUPE 3903. One in particular states: “I think it’s wrong that our future educators, our future professors, our future leaders have to be living under the poverty line and then also giving back tuition back the university. It is ridiculous, I don’t agree with it”. Another says: “Workers have the right to struggle for their basic economic rights which is exactly what’s happening with the CUPE strike!” They all stress the importance of undergrads showing their support for CUPE 3903.

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November 21, 2008 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

CUPE FAQ: Why is CUPE striking in the midst on an economic downturn?

CUPE 3903 members answer the question: “How does CUPE justify asking for higher wages in the midst of an economic downturn?”

November 21, 2008 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

CUPE FAQ: Why hasn’t CUPE 3903 accepted binding arbitration with York?

A number of members discuss the reasons why CUPE 3903 has not accepted the university’s proposal of binding arbitration. Some of these reasons are that binding arbitration; is disadvantageous to a union that is a leader within its sector, is not in the interests of collective bargaining, and places CUPE 3903 in a position of powerlessness within its negotiations with York University.

November 21, 2008 Posted by | Frequently Asked Questions | Leave a comment