TA strike 2008 news
AGSEM, the union representing striking teaching assistants, has reported a vote of 96 per cent in favour of accepting a new collective agreement with McGill.
McGill is disappointed that members of the Union representing striking Teaching Assistants voted earlier this week to reject the University’s global offer, which we feel was good and fair.
The following documents were tabled by the University yesterday (April 28) during negotiations between the University and AGSEM, the union representing striking Teaching Assistants.
To: All McGill Staff and Students. Last night, AGSEM, the union representing Teaching Assistants and Demonstrators at McGill, declared a strike against the University.
As part of the collective bargaining process, AGSEM, the union representing Teaching Assistants and Demonstrators at McGill, has received a mandate to strike from its membership. Contrary to some information that has been circulated to members of the McGill community, negotiations between AGSEM and the University are indeed continuing. McGill has acted in good faith from the start of this process