Contract instructors, TAs, and RAs at Carleton University in Ottawa are bargaining for better wages, an improved accommodation system that does not leave members vulnerable to discrimination, and reasonable caps on the amount of students TAs can be responsible for.
To support these workers in their bargaining efforts, fill out and submit this letter form.
Teaching Assistants and Research Assistants at McMaster University in Hamilton, ON., went on strike on Nov. 21. They are fighting for better pay; extended funding and guaranteed work; protection against wages being lost to tuition increases in the form of reimbursements; and a closing of the pay gap between graduate and undergraduate assistants.
To support these striking university workers, fill out this letter form and send it to McMaster.
More than 60% of all Ontario College of Art & Design University (OCAD U) faculty are sessional. The majority of this group (70%) have been teaching at OCAD U for more than five years, and many have taught at OCAD U for over a decade — but they remain precarious with no job security.
Find more information about what sessional faculty at OCAD U are organizing for here. Sign their petition to show your support here.
The Canadian Labour Congress has put together a list of resources to encourage and urge people across Canada to learn about this country’s colonial history, and act today to combat its lasting impacts on First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. Find the Resource Centre here: https://canadianlabour.ca/indigenous-rights-and-justice-resource-centre/. Send a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urging him to fulfil his government’s promises regarding reconciliation with Indigenous peoples here.
Bargaining has reached an impasse between Public Service Alliance of Canada members and the St. John’s Port Authority. Click here to send a letter in support of these workers and their efforts to achieve a fair deal.