Call for Member Organizers

CUPE 3902 is seeking member organizers for immediate help with Unit 5 (postdoctoral research fellow) bargaining support. Member organizers will do on-the-ground outreach and mobilization. Each member organizer will receive an honorarium worth 20 hours at the SGSII hourly rate … Continue reading

Career Development and Transition Resources

The Colleges (Units 2 and 4) recently hosted a panel event: “Beyond the Precarious PhD.” The panelists provided a useful list of career development and transition resources, and here they are! Career Development and Transition Resources

Provostial Working Group on Writing Instructors reaches agreement that offers enhanced job security to long-serving Writing Instructor 2s

During the last round of CUPE 3902 Unit 3 bargaining, the Union raised a number of issues related to Writing Instructors. In order to give those issues the consideration they deserved, the Union and the Employer agreed to create a … Continue reading

CUPE 3902 STATEMENT OF SOLIDARITY WITH BLACK LIVES MATTER – TO

CUPE 3902 stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter – Toronto (BLMTO) in their ongoing struggle to demand justice for the growing number of Black Lives who have been lost due to the deadly behaviour of the Toronto Police Services. … Continue reading

UNIT 1 GRADUATE STUDENT BURSARY FUND (GSBF) UPDATE

As you know, the data provided by the Employer for the Graduate Student Bursary Fund (GSBF) is now the subject of a significant dispute. Unfortunately, this means the administration of this fund is on hold until further notice.  We will … Continue reading

CUPE 3902 STATEMENT OF SOLIDARITY WITH THE SOUTH AFRICAN STUDENT MOVEMENT

To South Africa’s #FeesMustFall Movement, As students and workers at the University of Toronto and members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 3902, we would like to congratulate you on your incredible victory over tuition fee increases. We … Continue reading

Unit 1 Top-up Health & Dental Benefit Plan

If you are a member of CUPE 3902 – Unit 1 and have completed 50 hours of work  (before July 31 during the 2015-16 plan year), then you are eligible for coverage under the new health and dental plan. Those with … Continue reading

Tentative Agreement Reached for Unit 3

After two days of conciliation (Feb 6 and 9) and one in mediation, the Bargaining Team is pleased to announce that a Tentative Agreement for CUPE 3902 Unit 3 was reached at 2:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 after … Continue reading

Unit 3 Bargaining Bulletins

Unit 3 Bargaining Bulletins

Unit 5 (Postdoc) Members Vote to Ratify First Collective Agreement

UPDATE: First Contract for Postdoctoral Fellows at U of T (CUPE 3902, Unit 5) Ratified  Between Thursday, January 8th and Monday, January 12, 72% of participating members of Unit 5 voted to ratify the first collective agreement reached in December … Continue reading