Opt-In Ancillary Fees

Are you or your family members studying at U of T or other Ontario universities or colleges? The so-called “Student Choice Initiative” brought in by the Ford government allows students to opt-out of some ancillary fees when registering and paying their tuition. Widespread opting out will lead to serious de-funding of student unions, student media… Read more »

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USW Local 1998 Member Awards

2018 is the inaugural year for the USW Local 1998 Member Awards.  The awards have been established to recognize member contributions in two award categories. USW 1998 MEMBER AWARDS HEALTH AND SAFETY AWARD This award recognizes the outstanding performance of a USW 1998 member or members towards fostering and promoting health, safety, and environmental issues… Read more »

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20th Anniversary BBQ’s

Please join us as we celebrate our 20th Anniversary STG Campus: Thursday, June 21, 2018 Member Meeting: 3:30 p.m. BBQ: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 25 Cecil St. Download the poster UTM Campus: Tuesday June 26th, 2018 12:00 to 2:00 pm Location: CCT Courtyard UTSC Campus: Wednesday June 27th, 2018 12:00 to 2:00 pm Location:… Read more »

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Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Act

EMPLOYMENT LEGISLATION |  NEW ONTARIO LAW EXPANDS EMPLOYER DUTIES TO ADDRESS WORKPLACE SEXUAL HARASSMENT Ontario employers now have a legal duty to create a workplace sexual harassment program and must do so in consultation with worker health and safety representatives.   In passing Bill 132, Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Act, the government amends six… Read more »

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