January 8, 2001 - 7:30pm
Bargaining with Units 1 and 3 resumed Saturday,
January 6th and has been continuing since that time. Substantive
discussions have occurred and real progress has been made. We continue
to be hopeful that settlements with Units 1 and 3 can be reached soon.
3903, Unit 2 contract faculty accepted the University's offer
on Jan. 5 and signed a renewal collective agreement effective Jan. 5,
What happens Tuesday?
There will be no make up classes until the
Senate Executive Committee declares that the disruption has ended and
announces when the formal period of additional instruction will begin.
Senate Executive will do so at the earliest possible time. The
University is encouraging all instructors to plan for the beginning of
remediation and to be in contact with their students by e-mail, phone,
Instruction has begun in selected programs
including Atkinson Nursing, Education Consecutive Program, Schulich
MBA/IMBA and year 3 and 4 BBA/IBBA courses, and Osgoode Hall Law
CUPE 3903 continues to picket University
campuses. People should expect delays and exercise due caution and
York community members arriving by car at the
York Campus are advised that arrangements have been made for them to
use local privately-operated lots, such as the Black Creek Pioneer
Village lot, which is within walking distance of campus.
Current York decal holders may obtain a cash refund upon presentation
of their Black Creek parking receipt to the York Parking Office
in the East Office Building. This means the external shuttle bus in no
longer in service. Internal shuttle buses will continue to run on the
York campus starting from the pick-up location opposite the 6A lot
while mediated negotiations continue with CUPE 3903. For additional
information, please call 416 736-5404.
All members of the community are encouraged to
continue to check this Web site and the Information Phone lines (416)
736-5600 and 1-866-267-1100 for updates on the progress of