Monthly Archives: January 2012

Emergency Meeting

Dear Teaching Assistants — We have scheduled an emergency meeting on January 31st (Tuesday) @ 5 PM in the GSS Ballroom. There are issues sensitive enough that we want our membership to hear them directly and not through other means. … Continue reading

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Bargaining Update

This is the first in a new series of posts on bargaining. The aim is to get brief updates out to you via a faster medium than our regular newsletters. We had our first bargaining session of 2012 last Monday, … Continue reading

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Wiki Goes Online

A wiki with key information for people wanting to learn more about this Union is now online. Check out our wiki to learn more about the history of the local, achievements gained from past rounds of collective bargaining, and grievance … Continue reading

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CUPE 2278 Extends Its Condolences to the Loved Ones and Co-Workers of Ximena Osegueda Magaña

All UBC Teaching Assistants were shocked to learn of the recent death of Ximena Osegueda Magaña, who was a PhD student at UBC. Tragically, Ximena and her boyfriend Alejandro Honorio Santamaria were found murdered near Bahías de Huatulco in Mexico. … Continue reading

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