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Back-to-work legislation for York University faculty an unsustainable solution

By Muhammad Naeem, August 30 2018 — On March 5, 2018, around 3,000 members of teaching faculty at York University, including contract instructors and students — consisting of mostly graduate and research assistants — went on strike over job security and salary disputes. The strike, which was estimated to only last a few days, eventually…

Aramark food workers’ union ratifies new contract

By Jason Herring, October 6 2017 — A union contract between Aramark and the workers’ union that represents its employees at the University of Calgary was ratified on Sept. 23. The contract will grant on-campus Aramark employees provisions like wage increases and employer-funded benefits. The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 401 spent over…

Faculty association surprised by revised labour legislature

By Saima Asad, May 30 2017 — The NDP government passed Bill 7: An Act to Enhance Post-Secondary Bargaining on May 4 amid ongoing negotiations between the University of Calgary and the U of C Faculty Association (TUCFA). The legislation came as a surprise to TUCFA. “We’re pretty astonished that a so-called labour-friendly government would do this…

University food workers unionize successfully

By Kate Jacobson, April 6 2016 — Aramark employees at the University of Calgary voted to unionize their workplace on March 24 and 29. Once certified, the union becomes the sole bargaining agent for the workplace, regardless of which company operates it. Aramark runs food vendors, operates the residence Dining Centre and provides catering services on…

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