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CUPE 926 rally attracts many to university entrance

CUPE 926 rally attracts many to university entrance

At 11 a.m. outside the main entrance to Wilfrid Laurier University, several members and allies of CUPE Local 926 held a rally to discuss the recent issues with university administration and reasons for the ongoing strike, which started earlier this week. The rally attracted CUPE members from other districts, such as London, Perth and Lindsay, Ontario. Student allies were also […]

by Bethany Bowles· · Campus, Local, News ·
Photo by Paige Bush

UPDATED: CUPE 926 continues to fight for renewed agreement

On June 17, Wilfrid Laurier University released an update on the status of negotiations with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 926, which represents all regular workers in Laurier’s department of physical resources. Currently, Laurier and CUPE are in the middle of negotiating the renewal of their collective agreement, which expired last June. According to the statement, in […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Campus, News ·
Photo by Paige Bush

UPDATED: CUPE displays public message to Max Blouw

On the corner of Hemlock Street and University Avenue, the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 926 released a message to Max Blouw, Wilfrid Laurier University president, in the form of a bus shelter sign. The message read,“Replacing good jobs with contract work for poverty wages hurts families and our community. But that’s what Laurier is doing. We expect better […]

by Kaitlyn Severin· · Campus, News ·