I’ve lost count of the number of people who have told me that print media is dying since I started writing for the Gauntlet in 2014, including friends, online detractors and Postmedia executives. It’s often said that entering the journalism … Read the rest
By Kate Jacobson, February 28 2017 —
Members of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 401 came to the University of Calgary campus on Feb. 27 to canvas students about the ongoing negotiations over a collective agreement between … Read the rest
By Kate Jacobson, February 1 2017 —
Bargaining negotiations over a collective agreement between Aramark and the labour union that represents its employees at the University of Calgary will continue after union representatives rejected the corporation’s first offer.
As the … Read the rest
By Kate Jacobson, October 25 2016 —
In early 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the right to strike is protected by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantee of freedom of association. All groups, no matter … Read the rest
The University of Calgary and its Students’ Union have been embroiled in a conflict over who owns MacHall for a long time. Both sides negotiated over the building’s operating agreement behind closed doors for years — until the SU made … Read the rest
By Fabian Mayer and Kate Jacobson, March 24 2016 —
For the second time this week, the University of Calgary and its Students’ Union have agreed to extend their mediation over MacHall’s ownership. The mediation period, which expired today, was … Read the rest
By Kate Jacobson, March 21 2016 —
The University of Calgary and its Students’ Union have agreed to extend their mediation over the MacHall ownership dispute a second time. The mediation period, which expired today, was extended just three days … Read the rest
By Kate Jacobson, March 15 2016 —
Aramark employees at the University of Calgary are applying to unionize with the UFCW Local 401. Aramark runs food vendors, operates the residence Dining Centre and provides catering services on campus.
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By Kate Jacobson, March 8 2016 —
Stephan Guscott will be the University of Calgary Students’ Union’s next president after handily winning this year’s election. We sat down with him to discuss his win and the year ahead.
The Gauntlet: … Read the rest