Dear Members, Executive resignation I am resigning from the local presidency effective this morning, when Seth Dueck will take over. Seth is currently serving as the Union Vice President and on the bargaining team. Seth is committed to working for better working conditions for all graduate students on campus and will be an effective advocate … Continue reading Executive resignation & Union Pancake breakfast
Our Annual General Meeting will be held on March 30th at 5pm in Arts 263. At this time we will be holding elections for our four executive positions (President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer) and submitting bylaws for the approval of our membership. A more detailed agenda will be posted, along with a draft of … Continue reading Annual General Meeting March 30th 5pm
Dear members, We are now less than a month away from our union local’s first election. On October 26th at 4:30pm in Neatby-Timlin Theatre, Arts 241, we will be holding elections for both our local first LOCAL EXECUTIVE and for our BARGAINING TEAM. These elections are a crucial first step in building our local and … Continue reading Call for the Election on October 26th
It's time to build our union Our first general meeting is happening this month, on Monday, 21 September in the Neatby-Timlin Theatre (Arts 241) on the University of Saskatchewan Campus, at 5:15pm. This meeting is a chance for members' to meet with our experienced PSAC negotiator, Hassan Husseini, who will speak to us about the bargaining … Continue reading First General Meeting: 21 September
Dear graduate workers, members of our newly certified TA/RA Union, It has been nearly 3 months since the certification of USask Association of Graduate Employees (AGE). You made it happen and now it is time to exercise your rights as members of this new organization. Let’s all come together and build a strong union local! … Continue reading Call for Participation: Upcoming Public Meetings
Last Wednesday the Saskatchewan Labour Relations Board tabulated your votes, and 96.2% of you declared your support of forming a union! That is an amazing declaration of solidarity! Months of hard work have paid off and now graduate student workers at the University of Saskatchewan are unionized - congratulations! We know many of you have … Continue reading We Have Been Certified!
Hi everyone, Yesterday, the University sent every graduate student notice that the vote is happening. They also sent the Labour Board's Voter's List. This was not at our request. We have been getting questions all day from people who want to vote, but who aren't on "the list." The list is not complete! If you … Continue reading Voter’s List Questions
As many of you already know, we have successfully filed the application to unionize with the Saskatchewan labour board. NOW IT'S TIME TO CAST YOUR VOTE AND SAY YES TO A UNION! WHEN: FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 9AM to 5PM WHERE: ARTS BUILDING, BETWEEN LECTURE THEATRES 143 AND 146 (near Psychology department) The voting process is … Continue reading WE’RE HAVING A VOTE! VOTE YES TO UNIONIZE TAs AND RAs!
Some good news: Even during this busy time of the academic year, the good folks of the University of Regina Faculty Association took the time to send us a wonderful letter of support. They wholeheartedly support our campaign to unionize Teaching and Research Assistants here at the UofS. Check out the letter on our website … Continue reading The UofR Faculty Association endorses our campaign!
At a Special General Meeting of the Graduate Student Association on January 20,2015, we brought forth a motion for the GSA to officially endorse the campaign to unionize Teaching a Research Assistants. We had a great discussion and an overwhelmingly positive discussion. All members in good standing of the Association were able to vote on … Continue reading GSA membership endorse the campaign!