Gathering to Show Faculty Member Solidarity with CUPE 3906 TAs and RAs in lieu


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HAMILTON, Ontario — McMaster University faculty members are holding a march and rally in a show of solidarity for the 2,800 teaching and research assistants who’ve been on strike since November 21st.

The union representing the striking workers, CUPE Local 3906, is on strike for wage increases; extended funding and guaranteed work; protection against wages being lost to tuition increases in the form of reimbursements; and a closing of the pay gap between graduate and undergraduate assistants.

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Who:

A group of McMaster faculty members

What:

A march and rally to show striking TAs and RAs that they have the support of faculty members and that they oppose the university administration’s efforts to divide them.

When:

Friday, November 25, 12 p.m.-2 p.m.

Where:

The march begins at Oakwood Place Park (Sterling at Whitton).

It continues to the Sterling Street entrance and then Cootes.

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Contacts

Daniel Tseghay
Communications Representative, CUPE
dtseghay@cupe.ca | 647-220-9739

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