Monthly Archives: November 2010

Kingston Food Fight

Message from: President, CUPE Local 1974, KGH Kingston General Hospital is planning to buy almost all of its food in Toronto. That means millions of dollars that could be spent with farmers, merchants and workers in the Kingston area will … Continue reading

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A Reprieve Is Possible for Frye Centre at U. of Toronto.

By Karen Birchard Excerpt from: The Chronicle, October 29, 2010. The University of Toronto’s internationally renowned Centre for Comparative Literature, founded in 1969 by the literary theorist Northrop Frye, is remaining open for the foreseeable future. The center faced closure … Continue reading

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NOSM and OPSEU 677 reach agreement!

THUNDER BAY, November 2, 2010 Negotiators for the Northern Ontario School of Medicine and OPSEU Local 677 have reached a tentative contract settlement. The bargaining team for Local 677, representing more than 150 office, administrative and technical staff, and negotiators … Continue reading

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UWOFA strike off!

The University of Western Ontario Faculty Association (UWOFA) reached a tentative contract agreement with the university administration at 3 a.m this morning after 18 hours at the negotiating table. The agreement is not yet ratified at the time of writing. … Continue reading

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Mediator called in as strike deadline looms.

By James Bradshaw Excerpt from: Globe and Mail, Monday Nov 1, 2010 The University of Western Ontario is making a last-ditch effort to avert strikes that could cancel virtually all its classes, with faculty in a position to stop work … Continue reading

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