TORONTO, May 10, 2018 /CNW/ - As a strike by academic workers at York University moves into its tenth week, a coalition of concerned academic and student organizations will hold a press conference tomorrow at 9 a.m. to raise their concerns about the dispute's impact and to call on the University to return to the table to resolve their dispute with Local 3903 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 3903).
Representatives from the York University Faculty Association (YUFA), York University Graduate Students' Association (YUGSA), York Federation of Students (YFS) and the Ontario Council of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) will hold their press conference in Room 3312 of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), located at 252 Bloor Street West.
Media wishing to cover tomorrow's event are encouraged to contact Jody Berland, YUFA Communications Officer, whose contact information is listed below.
WHAT: Press conference by concerned student and academic organizations
WHEN: Friday, May 11, 9 a.m.
WHERE: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), 252 Bloor Street West, Room 3312
WHO: Representatives of YUFA, YUGSA, YFS, OCUFA, and others
WHY: To express their collective concerns regarding the impact of a 10-week strike by members of CUPE 3903, and to call on York University to return to the bargaining table to resolve the dispute
SOURCE York University Faculty Association
For further information: Jody Berland, YUFA Communications Officer, 416-735-7571