Membership Meeting: Conciliation and Strike Information

Web-posted:November 30, 2016 by President

The Employer (the University of Guelph) filed for conciliation on November 24 which means that a third party has been requested to assist the parties in reaching an agreement. Conciliation also means that the clock will soon start ticking on a potential lockout or strike deadline. We have to be prepared for the possibility of [ Read More ]

UHIP Disbursement Errors

Web-posted:November 2, 2016 by President

We have received numerous complaints from members regarding the disbursement of the UHIP fund for the academic year 2015-16. Many members have not received their reimbursement. If you are a Teaching Assistant or a Sessional Lecturer and pay for UHIP, you should have received $183.60 when you were first employed (in the Fall or Winter), [ Read More ]

Canadian Federation of Students Day of Action

Web-posted:November 1, 2016 by President

On Wednesday November 2, 2016, the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) will be holding a National Day of Action demanding universal access to education. We are a proud supporter of the National Day of Action and the call for free education, and we encourage all members to participate at events across the country. Where will [ Read More ]

Nominations Open For All Positions

Web-posted:October 12, 2016 by CUPE Local 3913

Nominations are now open for all Executive Committee, Steward, and Trustee positions for the 2017-2018 term that begins on May 1, 2017. Nominations opened at the Fall Membership Meeting on September 29, 2016 and will remain open until the Winter Membership Meeting on January 26, 2017. Nomination forms can be completed through our website when [ Read More ]

Special Membership Meeting: Negotiating Updates

Web-posted: by President

CUPE 3913 is holding a Special Membership Meeting on Friday, October 14 from 2-3:30pm in MacKinnon 116. Your Negotiating Committee will be providing updates about the meetings we’ve had with the Employer (the University of Guelph) to date. We’ll be calling Membership Meetings throughout negotiations to keep you informed and to hear your feedback about [ Read More ]