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Sector Profile: Post-Secondary Education

Sector Profile: Post-Secondary Education

Feb 1, 2013 01:06 PM CUPE members provide services students depend on at colleges and universities nationwide. Our members work as educators, caretakers, researchers, landscapers and many other roles, in areas like libraries, food services, classrooms, IT, student-led organizations, and administrative offices.

Simon Fraser University guilty of bad faith bargaining

Jan 22, 2013 11:39 AM The BC Labour Relations Board has ruled that SFU is guilty of bad faith bargaining against its 1,000 CUPE support workers. The decision that SFU breached the BC Labour Code was handed down yesterday afternoon.

University of Victoria sessional workers ratify two-year deal

Jan 21, 2013 03:47 PM CUPE sessional instructors at the UVic have ratified a new two-year collective agreement. The employer is expected to ratify the deal by the end of the month.

CUPE Ontario president joining rally to defend workers’ rights

Jan 8, 2013 03:06 PM

Message to Queen's Park: Allow free collective bargaining or face job action in New Year

Respect the charter - Repeal Bill 115

Dec 20, 2012 03:08 PM CUPE leaders are calling on the Minister of Education to allow school board workers to negotiate their contracts, and to not impose contracts unilaterally after December 31.

CUPE deal at Vancouver Island University

Dec 7, 2012 01:35 PM CUPE support workers at Vancouver Island University have a new tentative agreement. The deal was reached this week after a final bargaining session between VIU and CUPE Local 1858.

Striking workers give SFU president 'final offer'

Dec 6, 2012 05:37 PM Support workers at Simon Fraser University have delivered a ‘final offer to settle’ to SFU president Andrew Petter. The 1,000 CUPE support workers have been without a contract for 2 ½ years and SFU is the only university in the province that has not negotiated in good faith to a new collective agreement.

CUPE workers get contract at North Island College

Dec 5, 2012 03:27 PM CUPE workers at North Island College have a new tentative collective agreement. The agreement, signed yesterday, is a four-year, no-concessions agreement with four 1% wage hikes spread over the final two years.

CUPE colleges construct framework deal in B.C.

Dec 3, 2012 05:39 PM Three days of intense bargaining has produced a provincial framework deal for CUPE college support workers. The template for agreement was reached late Sunday night by the CISSBA and the government’s BC Post Secondary Employers' Association.

University of Regina members ask questions at pension town hall

More than 200 CUPE 5791 members attended the pension town hall at the University of Regina.

Nov 29, 2012 05:34 AM CUPE 5791 members from the University of Regina came out in full force to learn about their pension plan yesterday. The town hall featured panelists Simon Archer, a member of the Koskie Minsky Pension and Benefits Practice Group, and Kevin Skerrett, CUPE National Senior Researcher and pension specialist.

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