Tell York U to Drop Code of Conduct Complaints Against Student Activists

To: Rhonda Lenton President of York University CC: Lucy Fromowitz Vice-Provost, Students Carol McAulay Vice President, Finance and Administration Debbie L. Hansen Executive Director, Community Support and Services Dear President Lenton, I am writing to denounce your administration’s attempt to penalize union members and students for critical thought and activism on campus. You have targeted…

Premier Ford’s back-to-work legislation will violate civil liberties, hurt students

TORONTO, ON – The Canadian Civil Liberties Association and the Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario have joined with striking workers at York University to voice their opposition to the new Conservative government’s “back-to-work” legislation. “Our members went on strike more than four months ago because we were experiencing firsthand how the quality of education at York…

Union sends open letter to York University president, “Do better by our university and negotiate an end to this strike”

  TORONTO, ON – On the 115th day of the strike at York University, CUPE 3903, which represents contract faculty, teaching assistants, graduate assistants, and part-time librarians and archivists, has sent a letter to University President Rhonda Lenton outlining how the strike could end immediately should Lenton choose to do so. The letter acknowledges the…

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Liberals and Tories team up in attempt to violate rights of striking York University Instructors showing their ‘true colours”

  TORONTO, ON – On the eve of the Provincial Legislature’s dissolution ahead of a June election, the head of Ontario’s largest Union called a failed last-minute effort by the governing Liberals and the Opposition PC Party to force striking academic workers at York University back to work a demonstration of their “true colours.” “At…