Special Membership Meeting on Friday, January 27, 2023 at 4:30 p.m.

On January 27, 2023 at 4:30 p.m., a Special Membership Meeting (SMM) will be held online to:

  • determine the number of delegates we send to the CUPE Women’s Conference held in March 2023;
  • electing delegates for the CUPE Women’s Conference held in March 2023; and
  • electing a delegate and an alternate for the CAUT Council meeting held in April 2023.

The SMM is being called at the request of at least 15 members, pursuant to Section 6(b) of CUPE 3912’s Bylaws.

All Delegates’ Expenses are Covered

Pursuant to Section 16 of CUPE 3912’s Bylaws, delegates to conventions and conferences are eligible for reimbursement for expenses (registration fee, accommodation, transportation, child  and dependent care) and a per diem allowance of $86.00 per day, as per Sections 14-15.

CUPE Women’s Conference

The first CUPE Women’s Conference, entitled CUPE Women: Leading, Organizing, Resisting will be held in Vancouver on March 12-15, 2023.

Join CUPE women from across the country for four days of connecting, supporting, and building women’s power in the union, in the workplace, and in our communities.Members will explore how to fight for gender equity and expand women’s leadership through bargaining, political action, and member mobilization. The conference will feature exciting speakers, panels, discussions, and skills-building workshops.

Registration is limited to women and gender diverse people who feel comfortable in a space centered on women’s issues, experiences, and identities.

CAUT Council Meeting

The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) is the national voice for academic staff representing 72,000 teachers, librarians, researchers, general staff and other academic professionals at some 125 universities and colleges across the country. CAUT is an outspoken defender of academic freedom and works actively in the public interest to improve the quality and accessibility of post-secondary education in Canada.

CAUT fights for fair working conditions, compensation and benefits that foster quality teaching and innovative research.

CUPE 3912 is a member of CAUT, which allows us to send a delegate and an alternate to CAUT Council meetings held semi-annually.

Nomination of Delegates

Nominations of delegates will take place at the SMM. If you would like to be nominated in your absence, please forward to us a brief email before the meeting, confirming that you agree to be nominated.

RSVP to Receive Zoom Link and Agenda

Please RSVP to Kim Robinson, our Membership Officer, to receive a Zoom Link and Agenda.

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