Welcome to our website, where we shed light on who CUPE 3913 is and the valuable role we play in supporting academic workers in Ontario. CUPE 3913 is a dynamic and inclusive union that represents graduate teaching assistants, contract instructors, and graduate student researchers across various academic institutions in the province. We are dedicated to advocating for the rights, interests, and well-being of our members.

Who is CUPE 3913?

CUPE 3913 is the local chapter of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) representing academic workers in Ontario. We are a diverse and vibrant community of individuals who are committed to improving the working conditions, wages, and overall academic experience for our members.

Our Mission:

At CUPE 3913, our mission is to protect and advance the rights and well-being of academic workers. We strive to create an inclusive and equitable environment where our members can thrive both professionally and personally. By advocating for fair treatment, adequate compensation, and access to resources, we aim to enhance the overall quality of education in Ontario.

What We Do:

  1. Collective Bargaining: CUPE 3913 actively engages in collective bargaining to negotiate fair and reasonable employment contracts on behalf of our members. We work tirelessly to secure competitive wages, benefits, and working conditions that reflect the valuable contributions of academic workers.

  2. Representation and Advocacy: We provide strong representation and advocacy for our members in various workplace matters. Whether it's addressing individual grievances, resolving disputes, or advocating for fair treatment, CUPE 3913 stands firmly behind our members, ensuring their voices are heard and their rights protected.

  3. Support and Resources: CUPE 3913 offers a range of support services and resources to assist our members in navigating the challenges of academic work. We provide guidance on employment-related issues, offer professional development opportunities, and promote a sense of community among our members.

  4. Engagement and Solidarity: We foster engagement and solidarity among our members through various initiatives, events, and forums. CUPE 3913 encourages active participation and the sharing of ideas, experiences, and best practices. We believe that a strong and supportive community empowers our members and enhances their collective strength.

Join CUPE 3913:

If you are an academic worker in Ontario's post-secondary education sector, we invite you to join CUPE 3913 and become part of our vibrant community. By joining our union, you gain access to a supportive network, professional development opportunities, and the collective strength to advocate for your rights and improve your working conditions.

Explore our website to learn more about the benefits of joining CUPE 3913, the services we provide, and the current initiatives we are involved in. Stay informed about the latest news and events, access resources, and connect with fellow academic workers who share your aspirations and concerns.

Contact Us:

If you have any questions or would like more information about CUPE 3913, please don't hesitate to reach out to us. Our dedicated team is here to assist you and address any inquiries you may have.

Join CUPE 3913 today and be part of a united community that is committed to advocating for the rights and well-being of academic workers in Ontario. Together, we can create positive change and improve the academic experience for all.