News, Updates, and Announcements...

Solidarity with Turkey and Syria

We are deeply saddened by the devastating recent earthquakes in Turkey and Syria. The fallouts of these events continue to be felt. More than 1.9 million people are taking refuge in temporary shelters or other public facilities, and over 20 million people in Turkey...

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We Support Our Fellow CUPE Education Workers

As many of you may be aware, CUPE Education Workers are currently fighting for a fair deal. On Monday, October 31st, the Ford Conservatives tabled legislation that would impose an unfair deal on Education workers and violate their constitutional right to bargain...

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Unit 1 Benefits Update

Effective September 1st, 2022, eligible Unit 1 members are now automatically enrolled in the StudentVIP benefits plan. The employer has stated that there would be an "expected" blackout period of approximately 1 month following the start of the term. Any eligible...

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Unit 1 Bargaining Caucus Meeting November 16, 2022

Elect your Unit 1 Vice President, Bargaining Team, and have your voice heard! WHEN: Wednesday, November 16th at 4:30 PM | WHERE: Zoom (check your emails) Bargaining is a vital part of the work we do as a Union! Our current Unit 1 Collective Agreement...

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2022 AGM Results

Meet your 2022 Executive The CUPE 3908 Annual General Meeting was held online this past Wednesday, October 19th. At the meeting, you, the membership, selected your Executive Committee members to represent you in the 2022 - 2023 Academic year. Meet the team! President:...

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Trans Sensitivity Training

WHEN: April 7th at 7PM | WHERE: Zoom This workshop will… provide education on topics related to the trans community. The topics covered will include language and common terms, social and medical transition, how to support someone who has come out you, proper pronoun...

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Response To Mask Mandate Changes

On March 10th, 2022, Trent University released its latest update on its shifting COVID-19 policies in anticipation of the province removing mask mandates for most indoor settings by March 21st, 2022. CUPE 3908 continues to advocate for our members to be able to work...

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We Support PSAC Local 901

Our fellow academic workers at PSAC Local 901 at Queen’s University need our support urgently. Unit 1 of PSAC 901, representing Teaching Assistants, Teaching Fellows, and Research Assistants, has been in a tough round of bargaining with the employer for almost seven...

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Events and Reminders

For a full listing of upcoming events and important dates, please visit our calendar.