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POSTED ON November 23 2017
Coffee & Conference: Changing the Game, by the Broadbent Institute

CUPE 2626 is organizing a series of conferences on various issues faced by students and workers. Don’t miss Changing the Game, by the Broadbent Institute‘s Joshua Bizjak. (Read Joshua’s bio.) The conference takes place on Wednesday, December 6 at 5:30pm, in GSD 307 (third floor above Café Nostalgica). The venue is equipped with an elevator and …

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POSTED ON November 2 2017
Don’t Miss Your General Assembly, Nov. 15

The 2017 Fall General Assembly will take place on Wednesday, November 15, at Café Nostalgica (601 Cumberland). Registration opens at 4 p.m, and you will receive a free drink ticket! LEARN MORE ABOUT THE GA

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POSTED ON April 26 2017
Temporary Office Relocation

Where: Grad House, second floor above Café Nostalgica (GSD 209) When: May 1 to 12, 2017. Also note: Office hours are 9:30 am to 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday   The University is planning major construction projects on campus in the upcoming months, including on the University Center (UCU) terrace. To make sure we remain easily accessible, our …

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POSTED ON April 12 2017
Our office will be closed for the Easter Weekend

Our office will be closed for the Easter Weekend starting at 4pm on Thursday, April 13. We will be back on Tuesday, April 18, at 9am. Happy Easter!

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POSTED ON April 4 2017
The new Collective Agreement has been ratified!

Following the Ratification Referendum which took place from March 28 to March 31, 2017, CUPE 2626 is proud to announce that the agreement in principle between the Union and the Employer (the University of Ottawa) for a new Collective Agreement (2016-2019) has been ratified. Ratification Referendum Results Members were invited to vote on the following question: “Do you accept the proposed …

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POSTED ON March 27 2017
Referendum on Ratification of the New Collective Agreement: March 28 to 31

That’s right! Our bargaining team has reached an agreement in principe with the University (our Employer) regarding our new Collective Agreement (2016-19). The Collective Agreement will not come into effect until the agreement in principle has been ratified by the Union members (that’s you!) by referendum. Therefore, CUPE 2626 invites its members to answer the …

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POSTED ON January 30 2017
Strike Mandate Vote

Why we need a strike mandate CUPE 2626 has been bargaining with the University of Ottawa since the beginning of the Summer. After 225+ days at the bargaining table, we have to conclude that the University’s best offer falls short of our needs. It is now time to send the University a clear message: student workers …

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POSTED ON December 22 2016
Holiday season

  Have a Happy Holiday! Our office will close for the holidays at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 22. We will be back on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. How to avoid celebrating with a big stack of papers to grade:

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POSTED ON November 3 2016
Bargaining Update — Nov. 3, 2016

Since our last bargaining update on August 31st, there has been some progress at the table with the Employer, and even a few major victories emerging from the last several meetings. According to the Chair of the Bargaining Committee, Xavier Laberge, Bargaining on the non-monetary questions is going pretty well. We had to drop some …

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POSTED ON August 31 2016
Bargaining update

Bargaining meetings have taken place between the Bargaining Committee (BC) and the Employer (the University of Ottawa). This is an update from the bargaining process. Bargaining with the University At the first meeting on July 6th, the two sides presented and exchanged their proposals. Real negotiations then began on July 8th. The two parties reached …

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