Midnight labour deadline looms for York University TAs
TORONTO, Ont. – A union official told 680News a final offer from York University will be presented to teaching assistants and contract faculty at a meeting set of 11 a.m. Thursday.
Talks have ended between the university and CUPE Local 3903, who is representing the 3,400 contract faculty, teaching assistants, and graduate and research assistants.It’s now a wait-and-see situation to see what happens and how offer is received.
Negotiations continued past the midnight strike deadline. They were in a legal position to strike as of 12:01 a.m. Thursday, and the university also has the legal right to trigger a lockout.
Earlier Thursday, the union said there has been significant movement in some areas and a lack of movement in others, and that it is still engaged in bargaining with the university.