Cupe 3903 Strike Video

Live and direct from the front lines!

CUPE FAQ – Why not just get another job?

A CUPE 3903 member discusses the actual work load for teaching assistants.

Advertisements

November 19, 2008 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

CUPE FAQ – Why is CUPE striking in the midst of an economic downturn

A CUPE 3903 member responds to the question: “why is CUPE striking in the midst of an economic downturn?” She discusses the issue of job security for contract faculty and, in reference to graduate students, she states that “regardless of the economic times we still need to be educated”

November 19, 2008 Posted by | Sentinel | , , , | Leave a comment

CUPE FAQ: Job Security for Unit II

Several members discuss the issue of job security for Unit 2. One in particular states: “York University is one of the largest employers of teachers in the city, yet many of us work in precarious employment situations. We just want job security so that we know that we have work next year. A lot of our members have to reapply every year and they don’t know if they will be able to pay the rent in September”

November 14, 2008 Posted by | Frequently Asked Questions, Member Interview | , , | Leave a comment