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Information for Supervisors / Administrators of CUPE Unit 1 Staff – Teaching Assistants

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Employees who are members of the CUPE Local 3906 Unit 1 bargaining unit, which includes Teaching Assistants, demonstrators, tutors and super tutors, markers, and research assistants who receive a research assistantship in lieu of a teaching assistantship (“Teaching Assistants”), may be required to support their employment supervisor to move from in-person classes and in-person exams […]

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Information for CUPE Units at McMaster

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It has been communicated that McMaster in-person classes for undergraduate and graduate students will end at the end of the day Friday March 13th, and no in person exams will be held at the end of term. Faculty members and instructors are asked to work with their Chairs, Directors and Deans to be prepared to […]

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University ratifies collective agreements with teaching assistants, postdoctoral fellows

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posted on the Daily News December 18, 2019 On Thursday, December 12, McMaster’s Board of Governors ratified the tentative collective agreements with its teaching assistants and postdoctoral fellows. CUPE local 3906, units 1 and 3, have also ratified the agreements, and both are now in effect. CUPE local 3906, unit 1, represents 2,700 graduate and […]

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Ratification of collective agreement with Unifor Unit 1

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McMaster and Unifor Local 5555, Unit 1 have both ratified a renewed collective agreement. Unifor Unit 1 represents 2500 non-academic administrative, professional and technical employees at the university. The terms of the ratified three-year agreement will now be in effect and over the next few weeks, the university will provide information sessions to update the […]

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Bargaining update – CUPE 3906 Unit 1

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The university and CUPE 3906 unit 1 continue their efforts to reach a renewed collective agreement. The unit represents approximately 2,900 part-time teaching assistants at the university. The parties have been meeting through the summer and there is now a request for the appointment of a provincial conciliator to join the talks with a goal […]

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