On October 23, the Conservative government announced the official repeal of Bill 148. They introduced Bill 47 (Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018) to enact the following: – Freeze the minimum wage at $14/hour until 2020 (then indexation to inflation will take effect) – Eliminate our 2 annual paid sick days. – Repeal equal pay […]
We are greatly concerned with the Ontario government’s mandate to require Free Speech policies at every publicly-assisted college and university. The policy will be directly tied to operating grant funding that universities and colleges receive from the provincial government, including how effectively the standards set by the government are upheld. It is unprecedented for a […]
At the YUGSA Council meeting of September 20th, 2018, a by-election was held for some YUGSA positions. Here are the results: Vice President Finance and Services: Sheraz Arshad Domenico Cerisano (elected) Sanjida Mohona Vice President Gender Issues: Sharon Henry Susannah Mulvale (elected) Vice President Equity and Community Relations: Yasir Hameed (acclaimed) […]
Important: Please bring your Student ID Card! Food will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, until supplies run out. Halal meet, vegetarian and gluten-free options will be available. Looking forward to seeing you in our new space!
WATCH this CityTV news report about the York students who are being charged with violations of the CSRR In August York administration charged a group of graduate and undergraduate students with violations of York’s Code of Student Rights and Responsibilities (CSRR) for engaging in lawful acts of peaceful protest during the recent labour dispute with […]
Graffiti on the walls of the Ross Building The 2017-18 year was a whirlwind for the York University graduate students’ community. CUPE 3903—representing TAs, GAs and contract faculty—endured the longest strike in the post-secondary sector in Canadian history. Instead of bargaining in good faith, York administration avoided any meaningful engagement and advocated for a back-to-work […]