TA Strike Looms at Carleton, CUPE says

October 23, 2006

Teaching assistants at Carleton University have voted 81% to give their bargaining committee a strike mandate. Like CUPE negotiations at McMaster, the main issue is that CUPE believes that "tuition fee hikes represent effective pay cuts for our members." TAs are also seeking health and dental benefits, and job security for non-anglophone students. The same union local also represents contract instructors, faculty and librarians at Carleton. CNW media release