Special Membership Meeting Zoom Link and Agenda

Hi everyone, If you are not aware of the upcoming Special Membership Meeting, you can read this recent article for context. The Zoom link for this meeting is here. The agenda for the meeting is as follows: 1. Welcome  2. President’s Statement 3. Executive Statement 4. Rebuttal for both President and Executive 5. Questions 6. […]

Special Membership Meeting This Month

Hi everyone, In October 2020, the CUPE 3913 Membership voted in favour of granting me full-time status (35 hours a week), so that I have the hours to work beyond the ten (10) hours assigned to the position of President in the bylaws. This was a long-term appointment that will end on April 30, 2025, […]

CUPE 3913 Office Closure

As of May 7, 2022, the CUPE 3913 Office will be closed on Fridays until September 2, 2022. Emails and calls will be returned on the following Monday. On behalf of CUPE 3913 Executive, Caucus Chairs, and Steward, I wish all members a wonderful Summer. Cheers, Scott Duchesne, President.

CUPE 3913 Statement on Return to Campus Concerns

To CUPE 3913 Members, We met with the University this week to discuss the concerns our members have brought to us recently regarding back to campus protocols. Before we start, we want to emphasize that an ongoing communication flow between members, the Union, and the University is essential. Any incident or situation that raises health […]

CUPE 3913 Election Candidates Statements

Hi everyone – below are the statements written by the candidates in this year’s contested positions, which are: Vice President (Internal): Christopher Hempel and Nadeem Howlader. Past Executive Officer: Iftekhar Chowdhury and Muhammad Saiful Islam. We have included the candidate’s University of Guelph’s email address (with consent) if you have any questions. If you have […]

CUPE 3913 Election: List of Contested and Acclaimed Positions

Hi, everyone. The election nomination period ended Thursday, February 3, and below is the list of contested and acclaimed positions. ‘Contested’ positions are those that have more than one (1) nomination, and will appear on the election ballot. ‘Acclaimed’ positions are those that only had one (1) member nominated. Those members will hold those positions […]

CUPE 3913 Election Summary

Hi everyone, This article gives you the important dates and deadlines for the election this year. The details of the election was discussed at the Winter Membership Meeting. The timestamps are as follows: Election timeline, deadlines, and processes: 4:30 Open/Contested Positions: 17:45 Committee Reports: 24:30 If you have any questions about the election, please do […]

CUPE 3913 Winter Membership Meeting Agenda

In compliance with CUPE 3913 bylaws, below is the agenda for the 2022 Winter Membership Meeting, scheduled for Thursday January 27 @ 7:00 PM. Statement of Union Equity; Land Acknowledgement Statement; Election Timeline, deadlines, and processes; Open and contested positions; Committee Reports; Spring Membership Meeting; Adjournment. Time will be set aside for questions from the […]

Solidarity with PSAC 901

Hi everyone, PSAC (Public Service Alliance of Canada) Local 901 at Queen’s University, representing Teaching and Research Assistants as well as Teaching Fellows at Queen’s, is currently in bargaining. CUPE 3913 stands in solidarity with them as they work to achieve an equitable Collective Agreement under difficult circumstances. Here is the published letter: https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/review?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:8b29b140-697b-410b-9331-394d353f74f8

CUPE 2022 Election: Open and Contested Positions

Hi everyone, As inevitable as the sunrise or the deafening volume level of a MCU film, we find ourselves once again in the annual election season for CUPE 3913. The details of the timeline, deadlines, and requirements for candidates and voters will be discussed at the CUPE 3913 Winter Membership Meeting later this month. In […]