2022 Bargaining Updates RA Bargaining Update

Living Wage Employer? Not for SFU’s RAs

Dear TSSU members, Your Contract Committee has met with the Employer in bargaining sessions every day this week to fulfill the terms of the settlement at the Labour Relations Board (LRB). In spite of SFU’s desperate attempts to delay at all costs, the resounding success of our strike vote has forced the Employer to finally…

2022 Bargaining Updates Bargaining Dates

#8 “not a proposal, obviously” – SFU bargaining committee continues to stall

TSSU had two more bargaining sessions with the Employer last week, on Wednesday the 15th and Thursday the 16th. At these sessions we continued to discuss proposed changes to the articles of the Collective Agreement concerning Sessional Instructors and Teaching Assistants, but little progress was made. The Employer continues to stall. Concerning Teaching Assistants, the…

2022 Bargaining Updates

#6 Delays, Obfuscation, and Denials are how SFU bargains

Thank you to all the members that attended bargaining this week. On February 1 we packed the room, filling every seat and showing our collective power. On both days, the employer offered virtually no proposals or counter-proposals, instead using the time to correct typos and make insignificant changes—wasting everyone’s time and money. In opening remarks,…