Ratification of CUPE 3903 Unit 2 collective agreement

  TORONTO, March 10, 2015 – York University is pleased that members of CUPE3903 Unit 2 (contract faculty) have ratified the University’s settlement offer at their vote this evening.  At the same time, the University is disappointed that members of CUPE 3903 Unit 1 (teaching assistants) and Unit 3 (graduate assistants) did not ratify the […]

York University Update

Toronto, March 8, 2015 − CUPE 3903 has reported that they are holding a ratification vote on the University’s last offers of settlement on Monday. The University keenly awaits the outcome of the vote. Classes remain suspended for Monday.  Additional updates will be provided as more information becomes available. The best source of information to stay informed is: […]

York University astronomy expert available on Dawn at Ceres

TORONTO, March 5, 2015 – Tomorrow, March 6, history will be made when NASA spacecraft Dawn enters orbit around dwarf planet Ceres, the largest object in the Main Asteroid Belt. The ion-propelled spacecraft not only will unravel many mysteries of this 1,000 km diameter world, but it will also become the first spacecraft ever to orbit […]

York University responds to CUPE 3903 Labour Disruption

TORONTO, March 2, 2015 –York University’s administration today expressed disappointment over the labour disruption by CUPE 3903, the union representing Teaching Assistants, contract faculty and Graduate Assistants. “I know that students, parents and members of our community are concerned about this strike – I share these concerns,” said Mamdouh Shoukri, President and Vice-Chancellor of York […]