Monthly Archives: February 2012

Job Action Frequently Asked Questions Page

Our Job Action FAQ is up. Why not learn more about how job action and striking actually work? Click here. #fairnessfromhere

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Summary of Wednesday’s Meeting

A brief recap of Wednesday: An overwhelming majority of hands in one of the biggest rooms on campus shot up and told our executive that we have their mandate to bargain as aggressively as necessary. TAs are tired of struggling … Continue reading

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‘Tuition Increase’ = ‘Pay Cut’

To All Teaching Assistants, As a student at UBC you recently received an email outlining proposed tuition increases for 2012/2013. Here are some of the points mentioned: * Domestic tuition is tied to inflation, at a rate set annually by … Continue reading

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FIA Documents for 2008 & 2009

Human resources has provided these documents as requested by the exec. They are hosted here for your information. UBC March 31 2009 Schedule of Remuneration Employees UBC March 31 2008 Remuneration Expenses Employees

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Job Action Consultation and Info Updates

Dear Teaching Assistants, At the last membership meeting, teaching assistants told us that we need to discuss whether or not to engage in job action. We want to have that discussion with you and we will be having it on … Continue reading

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Bargaining PDF and Other Documents

Dear Teaching Assistants, Our powerpoint slides presented at the January 31st meeting regarding bargaining have been uploaded as a PDF: bargaining presentation – cupe2278. We are so thankful for the tremendous support shown on Tuesday. It was great to hear … Continue reading

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Amazing Meeting

Packing 300 intelligent people into one room really makes an impression. Powerful stuff. More updates and information to come in the next 48 hours. Follow us on twitter @cupe2278. #fairnessfromhere #2278  -David

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