• A Blow to Anti-Union Bill C-377

    Conservative senator’s amendment guts union disclosure bill   CBC News June 27 In a nail-biter vote in the Senate Wednesday, an amendment by Conservative Senator Hugh Segal was passed that changes a bill that would […]

  • Victoria Pride Parade

    This year CUPE’s Vancouver Island District Council (of which 4163 is a member) is participating in the Victoria Pride Parade. They’ll have flags and banners and walk the parade route. If any members would like […]

  • Who teaches university students? Contract teachers

    CRAIG McFARLANE   The Globe and Mail    Friday, Jun. 21 2013 Behind the rhetoric about the brave new world of university education is a dystopia: students who live in their parents’ basements watching pre-recorded and perennially […]

  • Sessional Lecturers’ access to Netlink, Moodle etc

    CUPE 4163 met with Human resources in April to clarify rules around Sessionals’ access to Netlink & Moodle. The complete report can be found here.

  • POST DOCS join CUPE at U of Toronto

    Postdoctoral fellows at the University of Toronto have voted to be represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 3902. According to CUPE 3902, the postdocs have been organizing since January to form […]