The two local associations will return to the negotiating table today with the intention of negotiating a fair collective agreement for all members. Campus workers oppose government attempts to impose a 1% cap on all salaries and remain united against the rise of precarious work at university. Read the summary of the changes to the collective agreement in the 2016 negotiations, in the 2016 ratification document of June 23, 2016. Read the official 2013-2016 collective agreement (PDF format) of October 7, 2013. The special constaulators, members of Local 195, also called for the university to show leadership and defend the language of “campus police” against Fords Bill 68. “Unifor members ensure that students have a pleasant experience on campus, and we want to continue to do so. But these workers will not accept excuses for capping their wages and doing good jobs, if the U-Of-W administration could set the tone and act against Ford`s conservatives,” said Tullio DiPonti, president of Unifor Local 2458. WINDSOR, ON, September 5, 2019 /CNW/ – University of Windsor employees will be on a legal strike position tomorrow night, Friday, September 6, 2019, as negotiations are not complete. Approximately 300 Unifor members, represented by Local 2458 and 195, work on campus as a senior and part-time administrator, business engineer and special agent. CUPE Local 1393, which represents more than 280 technical, professional and skilled craftsmen at the University of Windsor, successfully ratified a new collective agreement on June 23, 2016.
“As public education and public services continue to be attacked by Doug Ford, it is hard-working people like these workers who are being punished,” said Naureen Rizvi, Regional Director of Unifor Ontario. “We call on the University of Windsor administration to oppose the government`s anti-work agenda and not impose this restrictive salary cap.” Bell Canada reverses contracting from Wireless Home Internet… “Ontario workers have felt under pressure since Ford took office, but Unifor is resisting. I am proud of our members at the University of Windsor who have spoken out against job insecurity and are calling for a better standard of living,” said Jerry Dias, President of Unifor National. “We are negotiating a professional designation that clearly describes the important work of our members to create a safe environment for all students, staff and visitors to our campus,” said John Dekok, President of the University of Windsor for Local 195.