Employer: York University Graduate Students’ Association (YUGSA) Position Title: Handbook Coordinator (HC) Employment Type: Contract (Termed), Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 1281 Unionized. Hours & Duration of Contract: May 27, 2019, until project completion, meeting deadlines in June and July 2019; up to 100 work-hours total. Salary and Benefits $35.49 per hour plus […]
The Ford government’s budget proposal, released on April 11, 2019, is bad news for Ontario’s colleges and universities. By 2024, 60 per cent of post-secondary funding will be tied to what the government calls “performance outcomes”. As the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations explains: “performance-based funding threatens education quality as it rewards institutions that meet […]
Voting for the York University Graduate Student Association 2019 General Elections took place on Monday March 25, Tuesday March 26 and Wednesday March 27. The unofficial results are: Angelica Hasbon: 6 Alie Hermanutz: 66 Spoiled: 3 Election results will remain unofficial until ratified by the YUGSA Council.
WATCH this BlogTO video about the March 20 Walkout! On March 20, 2019, students at colleges and universities across Ontario walked out of classes in protest of several of Doug Ford’s regressive changes to education. The government’s controversial changes include the cuts to OSAP and the new, so-called Students Choice Initiative. We had a fantastic turnout […]
We support our Muslim colleagues, students, co-workers, and friends The York Cross-Campus Alliance (CCA) condemns the horrific terror attack that took place at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand on March 15, in which 50 people lost their lives and dozens more were seriously injured. We reject in the strongest terms possible the hate and […]
This past January, the Ontario government announced changes to post-secondary education that will gravely affect access to OSAP and impose changes to ancillary fees which threaten students’ unions. In response, students across Ontario are gearing up for a provincial day of action on Wednesday, March 20! Join us as thousands of students walk out of […]