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Bargaining 2015-16

February 3 General Membership Meeting:

Reminder and Clarification of Procedures

We have received a number of questions regarding the General Membership Meeting on bargaining to be held on Wednesday, February 3 from 2:30 - 4:30 pm in 135 Vanier College. Three questions have emerged in particular: 1. Is the motion at the meeting on Wednesday, February 3 equivalent to a strike vote which authorizes the YUFA Executive to call for a strike? No. In …

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YUFA Respect 3

Fairness, Democracy, and Respect:

YUFA's 2015-16 Bargaining Posters

This round of bargaining is all about fairness, democracy, and respect. There is a lot of complexity in collective bargaining, but in the end it comes down to values: what kind of university do we want, and how should the Employer treat its employees who make the university work? These materials express the values at the core of our bargaining priorities. YUFA encourages members to distribute these materials, in print or electronic form, to highlight what's at stake in this round of bargaining.

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Frequently Asked Questions:

Strikes & Lockouts

As we contemplate our next steps in this bargaining round, many members have raised questions about what a strike involves and its implications. This Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document is the first attempt to answer these questions as clearly as possible. Members are encouraged to continue to ask questions, whether in person or directed to yufa@yorku.ca, and we will update this document as those questions are received.