Cupe 3903 Strike Video

Live and direct from the front lines!

Solidarity Visit from CUPE 3906 – Day 6 at Shoreham

Members from CUPE 3906 (McMaster University) visit the picket line. They discuss the importance of solidarity between CUPE locals and the plan for collective bargaining in 2010.

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November 12, 2008 Posted by | Day 6 Monday Nov 10, Day 7 Tuesday Nov 11, Outside Support, Shoreham, Uncategorized, Unit 2 | 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

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