Monthly Archives: November 2012

Tentative Agreement Ratified

The CUPE 2278 membership voted 82 % in favour of ratifying the tentative agreement reached by the Bargaining Committee and the employer. Your executive thanks you for your participation and support.

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Ratification Vote

The ratification vote will be conducted Thursday by secret ballot at the ratification meeting in Woodwards 2 beginning at 4:00pm. We will start with a presentation by the exec on the deal, followed by an extended Q&A session. Voting will … Continue reading

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Summary of Tentative Agreement

First of all, thank you for your patience in waiting for the details of our new tentative agreement. As you can see, it is not the deal we wanted – there is no cost-of-living adjustment, no child care fund and … Continue reading

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Ratification Meeting

CUPE 2278 will decide collectively whether or not to ratify this agreement at a General Assembly meeting, which will take place this Thursday, November 15 in the Woodwards 2 Lecture Hall, at 4pm. All CUPE 2278 members are requested to … Continue reading

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Tentative Agreement!

Last night, the Bargaining Committee of CUPE 2278 reached a tentative deal with the employer to renew our collective agreement. After more than two years of negotiations, two rounds of mediation and more than a week of job action, your … Continue reading

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Picket Location Monday Nov. 5

Hennings Building 11:30-1:30

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Mediation dates with Vince Ready

We have confirmed mediation dates between the union and the employer with third party private mediator Vince Ready next Tuesday, November 6. Mr. Ready was able to broker a deal between CUPE 116 and the university and we are optimistic … Continue reading

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Picket Location Nov. 1

We will be picketing MacMillan Hall (Faculty of Land and Food) from 1-3. Picketing Do’s and Don’ts: Remember our final goal: getting a reasonable and fair collective agreement. These rules help us achieve that goal. What to do when you get … Continue reading

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