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Jan 29, 2018, 07:00 ET 85% Strike Mandate for Education Workers at York University

TORONTO, Jan. 29, 2018 /CNW/ - Contract Faculty, Teaching Assistants, and Graduate Assistants at York University have voted by a margin of 85% in favour of a strike mandate. A record high turnout...


Nov 23, 2016, 08:30 ET York's Secretive Sexual Assault Policy Does Not Support Survivors

TORONTO, Nov. 23, 2016 /CNW/ - CUPE 3903 publicly withdraws from the Sexual Assault Policy Working Group and urges the York University Board of Governors to reject the draft policy for failing to...


Mar 31, 2015, 20:09 ET CUPE 3903 ratifies new contract, celebrates victory for accessible education

TORONTO, March 31, 2015 /CNW/ - Members of Local 3903 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 3903), on legal strike since March 3, have ratified York University's latest offer, ending the...


Mar 29, 2015, 18:41 ET CUPE 3903 wins historic deal, reaches tentative agreement with York University

TORONTO, March 29, 2015 /CNW/ - Local 3903 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 3903), on legal strike since March 3, has reached a tentative agreement with York University. The deal was...


Mar 21, 2015, 16:05 ET Over a thousand march in Toronto for accessible, high quality education

TORONTO, March 21, 2015 /CNW/ - Well over one thousand people joined striking education workers today at a rally for accessible, high quality education in Ontario. Organized by locals 3903 and 3902...


Mar 21, 2015, 08:48 ET Striking education workers at York, U of T to hold joint rally at Dundas Square

TORONTO, March 21, 2015 /CNW/ - Striking education workers at York University and the University of Toronto will hold a joint rally in support of accessible, high quality education on Saturday, March ...


Mar 19, 2015, 08:00 ET This strike is about accessible, high quality education, says union

Members to distribute free newspaper at TTC stations across Toronto TORONTO, March 19, 2015 /CNW/ - Striking education workers from York University are widening the debate about higher education by...


Mar 16, 2015, 10:14 ET Avoid chaos by negotiating a fair deal, urges union

TORONTO, March 16, 2015 /CNW/ - The best way to avoid chaos on campus is not to open classes before the strike ends, but to negotiate a fair deal, according to striking education workers at York...


Mar 10, 2015, 14:00 ET 'York can do better,' says union, as members reject offer

TORONTO, March 10, 2015 /CNW/ - Education workers on strike at York University held a ratification meeting last night, with almost 1,300 members in attendance. Representing contract faculty, teaching ...


Feb 18, 2015, 10:24 ET Strike deadline set for March 3 at York University

TORONTO, Feb. 18, 2015 /CNW/ - Over 3,700 education workers at York University could be on strike by March 3. Representing contract faculty, teaching assistants, graduate assistants and research...


Feb 02, 2015, 08:00 ET Nearly 80% strike mandate for education workers at York University

TORONTO, Feb. 2, 2015 /CNW/ - Education workers at York University have voted 79.17 per cent in favour of a strike mandate, after conducting a poll from January 26 to 30. Over 40 per cent of the...


Jan 31, 2015, 15:02 ET Nearly 80% strike mandate for education workers at York University

TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2015 /CNW/ - Education workers at York University have voted 79.17 per cent in favour of strike action, after conducting a poll from January 26 to 30. Over 40 per cent of the...