Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Allies - Come and support! - Wed. Nov 12

Sister & Brother Unions & Progressive Community Allies
Come out in support of a tough struggle in tough times!

Please join our Solidarity Rally with striking CUPE 3903 workers at York U.

WHEN: TODAY - Wed. Nov. 12th at 1pm
WHERE: York Boulevard and Keele Street - click here for map
WHAT: join the picket at York University’s Main Gate

Take the 196 Bus from the Downsview subway station straight to the main gate.

CUPE 3903 - Contract Faculty, Teaching and Graduate Assistants at York University went out on strike at 12:01am Thursday November 6th, 2008. We rejected a regressive offer and are fighting for job security, decent wages and benefits and accessible education for all!

Help boost our morale!
The rally starts at 1pm Wednesday November 12th. We’re asking union members, community groups, and all Torontonians who are our allies and supporters to come to our picket-line and show your solidarity with our tough struggle for fair compensation and accessible education in these tough times. We look forward to seeing you all!

Send messages of solidarity to: with the subject: “solidarity message”

More ways to show your solidarity:
• Come out to our picket-lines Monday to Friday 7am to 7pm
• Send letters to editors supporting our strike & pressing the York administration address our proposals at the bargaining table – not in the media!
• Put out a press release from your local in support of our strike action
• Bring food and moral support to the line
• Send donations to CUPE 3903 635 Petrolia Rd. Toronto, ON M3J 2X8