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Bargaining 2015-16

Bargaining Update #10:

The Status of YUFA’s Key Bargaining Issues as Conciliation Begins

Today, on January 18, 2016, YUFA and the Employer will engage in their first conciliation session. As reported in a previous update, conciliation is a process that involves a conciliator, a third party appointed by the Ministry of Labour whose role it is to help both sides clarify their positions and identify the areas of possible agreement. In this update, …

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Beyond YUFA

YUFA Stewards' Council Endorses CUPE 3903's January 20th Rally to Defend Tuition Indexation

As many YUFA members may know, CUPE 3903 is currently in a dispute with our common employer over the provisions that were negotiated last year to address skyrocketing international student tuition fees and were (in part) at the heart of last year's strike. Since the conclusion of that strike, the Employer has interpreted the tuition offset language that ended the …

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