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In this March 2015 file photo, Ryerson Students' Union vice-president of education Jesse Root talks at a meeting in the student centre. (Courtesy of Ryersonian Staff)

RSU takes its alternative budget to a town hall

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 […]

by Kevin Alfaro· · News, On Campus
A TA from York University walked in the march with University of Toronto TAs on Thursday. (Courtesy of Ashley Cochrane/Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson early childhood education students affected by York strike

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 […]

WTF? Ryerson not on top of province-wide campaign for university funding

WTF? Ryerson not on top of province-wide campaign for university funding

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 […]

by Katherine Elizabeth DeClerq· · News
CESAR's union employees were unable to return to work this morning, despite having reached an agreement to end the lockout last week. (Chelsea Shim/Ryersonian Staff)

Unionized employees locked out of the CESAR office

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 […]

by Chelsea Shim· · News, On Campus, Top stories
CESAR and CUPE reach agreement, ending lockout

CESAR and CUPE reach agreement, ending lockout

  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. […]

by Chelsea Shim· · News, On Campus, Top stories
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