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.

Friday, September 02, 2005

Protesters Arrested at NYU GA Union Protest

On the day the graduate student union's contract with NYU expired, 76 protesters involved with a rally outside Bobst Library were arrested for civil disobedience Wednesday [August 30].

Included among the group, none of whom were actually jailed, was John Sweeney, president of the AFL-CIO and other top union officials, as well as graduate students and several undergraduates.

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