McMaster teaching, research assistants go on strike

November 2, 2009

Approximately 2,700 teaching and research assistants at McMaster University went on strike yesterday after rejecting a "best offer" package from the university over the weekend. Striking employees have set up picket lines outside the university. While classes are continuing as usual, some tutorials and labs have been cancelled. CUPE 3906 News | Hamilton Spectator

Postscript: Nov 11, 2009
Teaching and research assistants at McMaster University have gone back to work after voting 58% in favour of accepting the university's "best offer" contract. All tutorials and labs are expected to run on their normal schedules by mid-week this week, once a return-to-work protocol has been finalized. McMaster Daily News | Hamilton Spectator