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From solidarity to strike': latest video in support of food service workers

YUFA and other members of the York Cross-Campus Alliance have released a third video in support of food service workers on campus. Represented by UNITE HERE Local 75, food service workers are now on an open-ended strike as they continue to bargain for decent wages, good working conditions, and respect and dignity at work....

New Collective Agreement delivered to members, available online

An image of the printed version of the 2015-18 Collective Agreement and the 2015-18 Tenure & Promotion DocumentsThe 2015-18 Collective Agreement and the 2015-18 Tenure & Promotion Documents were printed at the end of December 2016 and have since been delivered to the departmental mailboxes of all members of YUFA....

YUFA, allies release video in support of food service workers

YUFA and other members of the York Cross-Campus Alliance have released a new six-minute video in support of food service workers on campus. Represented by UNITE HERE Local 75, food service workers staged a one-day strike last week and continue to bargain for decent wages, good working conditions, and respect and dignity at...

Join YUFA for the National Day of Action against Islamophobia and White Supremacy

A hand-painted banner of the Muslim Workers' Network and the Fight for $15 & Fairness campaign that reads, "In our schools, communities, workplaces: No Islamophobia, white supremacy, exclusion, deportations. Yes to dignity for all, fair wages, respect."At the February meeting of Stewards' Council, members voted unanimously to endorse the National Day...

Aramark strike update

The York administration issued this statement yesterday afternoon. As a result of today’s strike by food service workers, members of UNITE HERE Local 75, the following Aramark food service locations will be closed: Bergeron Centre: Bergeron Market Central Square: Central Square Market, Pizza Pizza, Tim Hortons Centre for Film &...

Food service workers to strike on February 2

Over 200 food service workers at York University, represented by UNITE HERE Local 75, will lead a one-day strike on Thursday, February 2.As a member group of the York Cross-Campus Alliance, we encourage you to support them. Here's how you can help: Join the picket line with food service workers on Thursday,...

Unite against hate, racism and Islamophobia

An image of candles lit against a dark backdrop during a vigilThe York University Faculty Association (YUFA) condemns the deadly terror attack that took place in Quebec City on Sunday evening, and extends its deepest condolences to the families and friends of the six men killed. We also extend our...

2nd call for nominees for Bargaining Priorities Subcommittee

The YUFA Executive Committee has decided to appoint a Bargaining Priorities Subcommittee (BPS) to ensure broad membership input into the process of developing the priorities for the next round of collective bargaining, which is expected to commence in the spring of 2018. The BPS would actively consult with members and...

YUFA supports food service workers at York

Please scroll down to read full post. A York Cross-Campus Alliance (CCA) poster displaying support for food service workers at YorkOver 200 food service workers at York are currently bargaining a new contract. Their old contract expired in September 2016.The funding that York provides Aramark to manage food services on...

Call for nominees for Bargaining Priorities Subcommittee

The YUFA Executive Committee has decided to appoint a Bargaining Priorities Subcommittee (BPS) to ensure broad membership input into the process of developing the priorities for the next round of collective bargaining, which is expected to commence in the spring of 2018. The BPS would actively consult with members and...