Author Archives: David Douglas

So close to a deal… SO CLOSE THE DEAL!!

Fourteen Concordia Unions including ours are without a contract: The Concordia University Union of Support Staff (CSN)- Technical Sector  (CUUSS-TS) (over 4 years) Concordia University Support Staff Union (CUSSU) (over 3 years) Concordia University Library Employees’ Union (CSN) (CULEU) (over …

Call for Submissions: CUPFA MicroTalks

Dear member, I would like to tell you about an initiative CUPFA is currently undertaking that we hope you will participate in. As you may know CUPFA has been able to support members with significant research profiles through Showcase/Special Project …

Don’t miss these two important CUPFA events:

Don’t miss these two important CUPFA events:  Members are advised of the following events over the next few days.  1)   CUPFA members are invited to attend the Canaire Conference on Pilgrimage: The Ecstatic Journey held May 3 and 4, 2013. …

Demonstration against Government Changes to EI — April 27th, 12h

All CUPFA members are advised of the upcoming demonstration against government changes to the EI system. The changes Mr. Harper is bringing in will adversely impact contract workers and place undue burdens on our members. The changes are a step …

Message concerning Procedures for Job Applications and FRIS

Dear Members, By now you may have received an email from our employer regarding the experimental use of FRIS in connection to Summer hirings. The Association has lodged its objection to our employer’s recommendation that members test out their initiative. …