The CUPE Ontario Racial Justice Committee is hosting a community meeting in Hamilton to promote fairness for all workers of colour. The event will be held on Saturday, September 19th from 10:00am-4:00pm at Hamilton Indian Friendship Centre 34 Ottawa St. North, Hamilton. Light refreshments will be provided. The event will bring awareness of challenges experienced by racialized workers in their communities and workplaces, including racism and precarious working conditions.
The Women’s Committee will be meeting on Thursday, August 27th at 2:00pm in MC A323.
The Equity Committee will be meeting on Thursday, September 3rd at 12:00pm in MC D400.
The Indigenous Solidarity Committee will be meeting on Thursday, September 3rd at 4:00pm in MC D400.
CUPE 4207 is a proud sponsor of Take Back the Night. This event takes place on Thursday, September 17th starting at 6:30pm in the St. Catharines Central Library Courtyard. There will be speakers and a candlelight walk. We hope you can make it to this event!
The Board of Trustees has voted to ratify the tentative agreement reached on August 9 with OSSTF 35.
The members of OSSTF District 35 Brock University Support Staff have voted in favour of accepting the terms of the tentative agreement reached with the University on August 9th.
Our September General Membership meeting is on Thursday, September 24 at 5:00pm in Sankey Chamber. It is important for our members to come out to GMMs because we are entering into a bargaining year so we need your input on what you would like to improve and/or include our collective agreement. We hope you can be there! Please let the union know beforehand if you need to cover your child care needs or require special accommodation.
- Elections of Treasurer and one delegate to Niagara District CUPE Council (term ending April 30, 2016)
- Vote on Proposed By Law Changes
It’s here again our Annual Fall Social! This year our social will be held on Monday, September 21 at the Merchant Ale House. The event starts at 7:30pm. It is a great chance to socialize and meet fellow members. Come on out to eat and drink all on the union’s tab!
Please let the union know beforehand if you need to cover your child care needs or require special accommodation. There is an accessible washroom on the first floor. Please drink responsibly.
After extensive bargaining through the weekend, the OSSTF/FEESO District 35, Brock University Support Staff Bargaining Unit has reached a tentative agreement. Details are confidential until ratification. OSSTF/FEESO District 35, Brock is scheduled to ratify on Thursday, August 13, and the University hopes to ratify by the end of the week.
Let’s show solidarity with OSSTF 35, Brock administrative assistants! The solidarity rally will be held on Sunday, August 9th starting at 8:30am outside of the Four Points Sheraton. We hope you can make it out to show support for our administrative assistants! Wear your green shirts if you can!
The next Communication Committee meeting will be held on Monday, August 17th from 3:00-4:00pm in MC A323. We hope you can make it out!
The next Stewards’ Council Meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 18th from 12:00-1:00pm in MC A323. All members are welcome to come!