Strike Information 2018

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Welcome to the 2018 Strike Information page!

Teaching Assistants, Contract Faculty, and Graduate Assistants represented by CUPE 3903 have voted to begin a strike on Monday March 5 at 12:01 am.

A forced ratification vote was held between April 6-9, and was rejected by an overwhelming majority by all three units. See the results here.

On Friday, June 15, Contract Faculty (Unit 2) opted to ratify a Memorandum of Settlement which ended the strike for this unit. See the results here.

On Wednesday, July 25, the provincial government enacted back-to-work legislation to curtail the rights of striking Unit 1 and Unit 3 members. See the statement here.

The links below gather the information you need as a member of CUPE 3903 on strike. If you have any questions, please contact

For information on bargaining, including bargaining reports, see the Bargaining tab.

For information specifically for students, see the Info for Students page.

On the Picket Lines Strike Bulletins