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Local 3338 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees represents over 1200 workers, mainly at SFU campuses. Our diverse membership is spread among 7 Bargaining Units, with 7 different employers.

Job Action Alert: Surrey and Vancouver

Written by jan. Posted in News

There will be a full withdrawal of services at Surrey campus Friday, Nov 2, 2012 between 8:30 am and 4:30pm.

There will be a full withdrawal of services at Harbour Centre and Woodwards building of the Vancouver campus on Saturday and Sunday, November 3 and 4th. Times will be announced.

Job Action Alert: Burnaby

Written by jan. Posted in News

Dear Members of Unit 1,

There will be a full withdrawal of services at the Burnaby campus on Thursday, Nov 1st, between 8am and 4pm.

All members, including temps and students, working at the Burnaby campus between 8am and 4pm must report for picket duty. There will be two shifts of 4 hours (and 15 mins).

If your last name begins with the letter “A” through “L” please report for picket duty at 7:45am at the west end of Convocation Mall. You will picket until 12pm.

If your last name begins with the letter “M” to “Z” please report for picket duty at 11:45am at the west end of Convo Mall. You will picket until 4pm.

If your work shift begins prior to 8am, please go to work as normal and leave at 8am. Sign-in with a picket captain in Convo Mall.

If your work shifts continues past 4pm, please leave your picket post and complete your remaining regular work hours. Leave yourself enough time to be back to your work station by 4pm. For example, if your shift normally ends at 4:30 or later, leave your picket post at 3:55 and report for work.

If your work shift start or end time is earlier or later than your alphabetical picket duty shift, please contact Alex Deforge <deforge.alex@gmail.com> and we can reschedule you to accommodate an earlier or later shift. If you work in the Library – contact Fiona Brady <brady@sfu.ca> to reschedule your picket shift.

If you have a conflict in your assigned picket shift that is beyond your control to change (such as childcare arrangements) please email me <cupe3338@gmail.com> and we will accommodate.

There will be more emails with instructions throughout the day.

Volunteers are needed to help with signs at AQ 5135 between 8am and 12pm and 2pm until late.

In Solidarity,
Jan Gunn
Member Services Coordinator