Cupe 3903 Strike Video

Live and direct from the front lines!

York U – Where Did Our Love Go?

CUPE 3903 sings their latest hit to YorkU: “Where did our love go?”

Music and Inspiration from the Picket Lines

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November 26, 2008 Posted by | Best of Selection, Day of Strike, Main Gate, Music, Northwest Gate, Picket Lines, Pond Road, Sentinel, Stock Footage, Strike Songs | Leave a comment

mpusGlendon – Let us Not Forget Our Sister Campus

This video shows the some of fun times picketers have at the Glendon campus.

Friday November 14 2008

Glendon Picket Tribute

Show your support, and come join the Glendon Picket!

November 17, 2008 Posted by | Best of Selection, Glendon, Picket Lines | Leave a comment

York U Staff Union Supports CUPE 3903

A York University Staff Association Union member speaks in support of CUPE 3903. She describes York University’s treatment of YUSA during negotiations in the summer of 2008. Jim, the former president of YUSA, is introduced and relays a message of support to CUPE 3903.

November 12, 2008 Posted by | Backgrounder, Best of Selection, Day 6 Monday Nov 10, Main Gate, Outside Support | Leave a comment

Interview with Terry about CUPE struggles at York in the 80s and Unit 2 Issues

Terry, a Unit 2 member since 1984, discusses some of the bargaining demands for Unit 2. He explains Special Renewable Contracts (SRC) and how they could work at York University. Terry describes the history of CUPE 3903, reflecting on the previous three strikes that have occurred since the 1980’s.

November 12, 2008 Posted by | Backgrounder, Best of Selection, Day 6 Monday Nov 10, Member Interview, Shoreham, Unit 2 | Leave a comment

“What We Want” – A new hit single from the strike lines

Striking Sentinal Singers sound out their hot new release “What we want!”….Available at your one and only CUPE 3903 website!

November 9, 2008 Posted by | Best of Selection, Day 2, Music, Sentinel, Strike Songs | Leave a comment

Interview with Saad on International Student Issues and Unit 2

Saad, a Unit 3 member, discusses some of the current issues around wages and funding for international students. He speaks to the importance of the Unit 2 demands for job security and points to the need for CUPE to reach out to undergraduate students to help them understand that CUPE’s fight is in part to improve their learning conditions.

November 9, 2008 Posted by | Best of Selection, Day 2, Founders, International Students, Member Interview, Unit 2 | Leave a comment

High Quality Version of John Cartwright Speech

We have posted a higher quality version of John Cartwright, the President of the Toronto and York Labour Council speaking on our picket lines.

John Cartwright, the president of the Toronto and York Region Labour Council which represents 195,000 members, speaks to a rally of CUPE 3903 members. He discusses CUPE 3903’s strike in relation to the global context of labour relations. He situates CUPE 3903’s struggle for increased job security and wages within the global struggle for worker rights.

November 9, 2008 Posted by | Backgrounder, Best of Selection, Day 1, Outside Support | Leave a comment