Cupe 3903 Strike Video

Live and direct from the front lines!

Neil Smith Speaking on the Shoreham Line

Dr. Neil Smith, “geographer extraordinaire”, speaks about the current student strike in Barcelona.

Part 1

Part 2

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January 6, 2009 Posted by | Outside Support, Shoreham | Leave a comment

Interview with the Fernando the Shed Builder

Fernando, a past member of CUPE 3903, gives a tour of one of the sheds he has been building on CUPE’s picket lines.

December 27, 2008 Posted by | Backgrounder, Shoreham | Leave a comment

Famous Marxist Geographer Neil Smith Sings the “Socialist ABC” on Shoreham Picket line

This is definitely worth watching right through!

December 26, 2008 Posted by | December 2008, Music, Outside Support, Shoreham, Strike Songs | Leave a comment

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.

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

Solidarity Visit from St. Mary’s Faculty Union – Day 6 (Shoreham)

Judy Haven, the vice president of St. Mary’s Faculty Union located in Halifax Nova Scotia, visits the picket line. She sends a message of support and encouragement to CUPE 3903.

November 12, 2008 Posted by | Day 6 Monday Nov 10, Day 7 Tuesday Nov 11, Outside Support, Shoreham, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Unofficial Update on Talks – Day 6, Shoreham

On day 6 of the strike, a bargaining team member for CUPE 3903 gives an unofficial bargaining update to a group of members at Shoreham.

November 12, 2008 Posted by | Day 6 Monday Nov 10, Day 7 Tuesday Nov 11, Shoreham, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Shoreham Pickets Monday Nov 10th

A view of Shoreham picketers holding their line on Monday, November 10th.

November 11, 2008 Posted by | Day 6 Monday Nov 10, Shoreham, Stock Footage | Leave a comment

Interview With Carmen

Carmen, a Unit 3 member, describes the November 10th solidarity visit from a group of undergraduate students. She explains some of the key demands on the table as well as the job security issues for Unit 2 members.

November 11, 2008 Posted by | Day 6 Monday Nov 10, Member Interview, Shoreham | Leave a comment

Interview with Gabby Police Liason Representative

Gabby, a strike coordinator and a police liaison representative for CUPE 3903, reflects on the second day of the strike. She says “we have really strong picket lines and motivated people…we’re better organized and more determined than they thought we were!!”

November 10, 2008 Posted by | Day 2, Member Interview, Shoreham | Leave a comment