November 17, 2017 On November 16, 2017, the Ontario government announced it would table back to work legislation to force an end to the ongoing OPSEU college faculty strike, an undemocratic move that will block progress on working conditions for college faculty and for all workers in Ontario. This announcement came only hours after a […]
We are very disappointed by the statement by Lisa Philipps, Interim Vice-President Academic & Provost, regarding the cut to graduate students’ printing credit. YUGSA firmly believes, as students made clear in our November 3 meeting with York administration, that the printing credit should be reinstated in full and we view the cut as a concessionary […]
On November 3 YUGSA held a meeting with Lisa Philipps (Interim Vice-President Academic & Provost), Mario Verrilli (Executive Officer of FGS), Joy Kirchner (Dean of Libraries), and Lucy Fromowitz (Vice-Provost Students), to discuss the printing credit cut. We had 30 YUGSA members from different graduate programs attending the meeting with us. At the meeting, YUGSA […]
The subscriptions to the 2017-18 YUGSA health plan are now active and the plan members and their dependents can now submit direct claims to the insurance. For full details on how to make claims, visit the YUGSA Health plan information page.
Date: Friday, November 3, 2017 Time: 2:00 pm Location: 430 Student Centre (YUGSA lounge) *This space is fully accessible, there is an elevator to the 4th floor, and washrooms on the same floor.* To increase participation we will be offering free TTC tokens What is this meeting about? YUGSA has confirmed a meeting with Lisa […]
The Cross-Campus Alliance at York University stands in solidarity with OPSEU college faculty members at Seneca College and their colleagues across Ontario who are currently bargaining a new province-wide collective agreement, and who have set a strike deadline of 12:01 a.m. on Monday, October 16, 2017. OPSEU college faculty members are bargaining for a fairer […]