University of Guelph Attempts to Silence Employees on Campus

Web-posted:January 12, 2017 by President

University of Guelph administration entered the CUPE 3913 office yesterday without permission or notice and removed posters raising awareness about bargaining issues. Union staff arrived at the office this morning to find a note affixed to the door indicating that administration had entered the premises and removed the posters. See the full media release here

Get Involved in Your Union: Nominations Close January 26

Web-posted:January 9, 2017 by President

Nominations for all Executive Committee, Steward, Caucus Chair, and Trustee positions close at 5pm on January 26. You can read more about the duties and responsibilities associated with each position in the Local’s bylaws. The term is May 1, 2017 to April 30, 2018 (with the exception of trustee positions) and there is an honorarium associated with all [ Read More ]

Holiday Closure

Web-posted:December 19, 2016 by President

The Union will be closed for the holidays starting December 20 at 5pm and staff and Local Officers will not be available until January 3. You can email the Local President, Ashley Wilson, at with any urgent inquiries. We hope you all have an enjoyable break!

Strike Vote Results

Web-posted:December 12, 2016 by President

We had an incredible and unprecedented turnout in the strike vote today and both Units voted in favour of strike action should it become necessary. Unit 1: 66% Voted Yes Unit 2: 68% Voted Yes This will send a strong message to the Employer that Teaching Assistants, Service Assistants, and Sessional Lecturers will not allow [ Read More ]

Strike Vote Today

Web-posted: by CUPE Local 3913

How to vote: Voting is open today, Monday, December 12 from 10-6pm. Voting is taking place online and your ballot can be accessed here. You must be logged in to the website to vote. How to login: Your username is your employee number and can be found by clicking here if you don’t know it. If [ Read More ]