Teaching Assistants, Contract Faculty Strike at York U
Some 3,700 teacing assistants, contract faculty, graduate assistants, and research assistants at York University, are walking off the job as of Tuesday. CUPE 3909 has rejected the university 1.5 per cent pay increase; it has been looking for a 3 per cent hike. York University has suspended all academic activities, with some limited exceptions. York facilities, including libraries, residences, computer labs, cafeterias and athletic facilities will remain open during their usual operating hours. "We...