Toronto’s deep freeze might be over, but the Ryerson Students’ Union’s Freeze the Fees campaign is far from it. The RSU’s budget, which was released on Tuesday, shows that Ryerson is running on an average surplus of $14 million over the past five years. “We are not in a period of austerity here at Ryerson,” said Jesse Root, the RSU’s […]
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By Natasha Gan and Colleen Marasigan Even though our teaching assistants are still on the job, some Ryerson students are already feeling the effects of the York instructor strike. York University’s 3,700 TAs and other non-tenured instructors walked off the job on Tuesday, just one day after 6,000 U of T instructors went on strike. Emily Marks is an early […]
University workers from across Ontario are demanding an answer to the following question: WTF — where’s the funding? But that is except for at Ryerson, where the a large union’s local chapter is struggling to get on board. This province-wide campaign hopes to address the lack of financial transparency within post-secondary institutions, and raise awareness of facility underfunding. It was […]
CESAR’s two unionized staff members went back to work this morning following their four-month lockout only to be locked out of the office. “The two staff members of CESAR showed up for work today at the CESAR office at 9 a.m., as per the minutes of settlement the union signed in good faith with CESAR,” said Mary-Jo Nadeau, service coordinator […]
Employees from Ryerson’s Continuing Education Student Association may be back to work as early as this week. Last September, CESAR executives locked out its full-time unionized employees after collective bargaining attempts failed. Both parties settled on an agreement last Tuesday night, according to Saira Chhibber, president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 1281, which represents CESAR employees. […]