UBC strikers back to work

Faced with the prospect of being forced back to work, striking workers at the University of British Columbia are taking firm action.On the afternoon of Wed., March 12, the BC provincial government passed legislation sending two striking UBC unions back to work for a 20-day “cooling-off period.”Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 2278, representing teaching… Continue reading UBC strikers back to work

AUPE’s tentative agreement

The University of Calgary and the Alberta Union of Public Employees reached a tentative settlement Oct. 4, 2002 in their contract dispute. The three-year deal gives the union a four per cent increase per year and is retroactive to April 30, 2002. “We like certain aspects and some aspects are lacking,” said AUPE Chair Dan… Continue reading AUPE’s tentative agreement