CUPE Local 1356 Blog

Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 1356. We have three Collective Agreements as Local 1356, 1356-01, and 1356-02. The membership is comprised of the full-time and part-time workers of York University the Local website is at 1356.cupe.ca This Blog will include Local information and information garnered from sources other Universities, Colleges, Post Secondary/Tertiary Education and news sources supplying information.

Tuesday, April 05, 2005

200 university intellectuals join campaign against Wal-Mart

Noam Chomsky, Roy Adams, Elaine Bernard among professors speaking out by signing international petition

Montreal - More than 200 intellectuals in the U.S., Canada and Europe have signed a petition denouncing Wal-Mart's contempt for employees who want to improve their working conditions.

The signatories are mainly university professors, including Noam Chomsky, Roy Adams and Elaine Berhard. Several are affiliated with some of the world's most prestigious institutions, including Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Berkeley, MIT, Oxford, Cambridge and others.

There are a number of York University professoriate as signatories. The signatories are down the linked page.

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