University repeats offer of binding arbitration in latest CUPE 3903 update

The University has issued a new Negotiations Update on collective bargaining with contract faculty, teaching assistants and graduate assistants represented by CUPE Local 3903.

The update repeats the University’s offer to submit to independent, third-party binding arbitration. See the update here.

The two sides have also agreed to extend the legal strike/lockout date. The union will be in a legal strike position as of 12:01am on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008. (Previously, the date was Sunday, Nov. 2.)

For further updates and past reports, see the Employee Relations page, Collective Bargaining Updates for CUPE 3903.