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.

Monday, April 04, 2005

CUPE Quebec

The link above is in french.
University Sector gets behind striking students
Quebec post-secondary sector workers gave their support to the province’s striking students at their convention near Sherbrooke this week.

University sector council chair Lucie Levasseur denounced the Jean Charest government’s decision to cut $103 million from the student grant program.

“We opposed that decision last year and we support the striking students with all our hearts as they try to get back what the government took from them,” she said.

CUPE represents about 9,000 workers in Quebec’s universities.

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