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.

Monday, February 04, 2008

CUPE 4580 set to strike University of Windsor

WINDSOR, ON, Feb. 4 /CNW Telbec/ - Contract negotiations between the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 4580 and the University of Windsor have reached an impasse. CUPE 4580 represents approximately 900 graduate and teaching assistants.
The parties will be in a legal strike or lockout position sometime the week of February 17 if an agreement is not reached.
In the current academic year, the University of Windsor has implemented its largest ever, one-time increase in tuition fees. Increases range from 4.5% to 41% and affect all teaching and graduate assistants. Additional increases are projected for the 2008-2009 academic year.
The Union has scheduled a strike vote for 6 p.m., February 6 at the CAW Student Centre, Ambassador Auditorium on the University Campus.
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