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 This Blog will include Local information and information garnered from sources other Universities, Colleges, Post Secondary/Tertiary Education and news sources supplying information.

Wednesday, April 27, 2005

Woe the White-collar Union Organizer

An article discussing the organizing efforts of unions at MicroSoft, IBM, and academics in the US.

Perhaps they should look towards our experiences at York University where just about all of the university's workers are organized, even many of the contractor's workers.
There are some legal hurdles to get any further than what exists currently [pretty well only management are excluded.]


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