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We are CUPE 4207

A union of academic workers on the front line of university education at Brock University. This page is a source for updates and questions related to our collective bargaining with the university administration.

Latest News

Conciliation

The local applied for conciliation after series of seven meetings with the employer that lead to no serious discussion on key issues that matter to our membership neither to much of an advancement on language [...]

November 27th, 2016|Categories: Local 4207 News, News, Unit 1|

Report from rounds 6 and 7

Unit 1 bargaining team met with the employer for sixth and seventh time on November 7 and 11. At our GMM November 9, members discussed a disturbing concession the employer imposes on Unit 1 - [...]

November 12th, 2016|Categories: Local 4207 News, News, Unit 1|

RALLY THURSDAY November 10th

The rally for Fairness for Academic workers at Brock was awesome. The strong gusts of wind added power under our wings! There was much support from 4207 members, students, BUFA,  CUPE 1295, and the Canadian [...]

November 11th, 2016|Categories: Local 4207 News, News, Unit 1|

Report from rounds 4 and 5

After two days of negotiations huge concessions remain on the table. Attention Instructors! The employer wants to give preference in hiring for Instructor work to full time PhD students. The second preference would be given [...]

October 28th, 2016|Categories: Local 4207 News, News, Unit 1|

Next two rounds of U1 bargaining

Unit 1 Bargaining Committee will meet with the employer on October 26 and again on October 28. Negotiations take place at the CUPE Niagara District Office, 110A Hannover Drive, Suite 101, St. Catharines. This will [...]

October 20th, 2016|Categories: Local 4207 News, News, Unit 1|

UNIT 2 ratified

On Friday, September 23, Unit 2 ratified their collective agreement. This concludes collective bargaining between CUPE 4207 Unit 2 and the University until the approaching end  of the three year contract in June 30, 2019. [...]

September 25th, 2016|Categories: Local 4207 News, News, Unit 2|

Unit 2 reached tentative agreement

Solidarity cheer from members of Unit 3 - ESL Instructors - during Unit 2's conciliation day. After a day in conciliation yesterday, Unit 2 and the University have reached a tentative collective agreement. [...]

September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Local 4207 News, News, Unit 2|

UNIT 2 100% Strike Mandate Vote

September 15 - Unit 2 members voted unanimously YES, giving their bargaining committee the mandate to call for a strike should circumstances in negotiations will bring this question about in the near future. Conciliation  is [...]

September 16th, 2016|Categories: Local 4207 News, Unit 2|

Unit 2 Heading to Conciliation

The Bargaining Committee of Unit 2 applied for conciliation after unsuccessful bargaining attempts this summer. The date of Conciliation is September 21, 2016.   What is Conciliation? Conciliation usually follows an impasse in negotiations. It [...]

September 3rd, 2016|Categories: Local 4207 News, News, Unit 2|

Round One: Unit 1 First Meeting Sep. 1st

September 1, 2016, is the first date scheduled to meet the employer in this round of negotiations for a new Collective Agreement between CUPE 4207 and the University.  Bargaining Team of Unit 1 and the [...]

August 16th, 2016|Categories: Local 4207 News, Unit 1|

Unit 2 Heading for Conciliation

Negotiations of Unit 2 - Full time Coordinators in ESL Services - is moving towards conciliation. This means that bargaining is at an impasse, no movement has been made and either party can apply for [...]

August 3rd, 2016|Categories: Local 4207 News, Unit 2|

Solidarity Pact is here!

COAL released Solidarity Pact signed by nine locals. It is a first step of coordinated bargaining of CUPE academic locals in Ontario.

August 3rd, 2016|Categories: Local 4207 News|

COAL

Our Local Joined the Coalition of Ontario Academic Locals. COAL represents a group of locals who are working together around mutual goals. Nine of CUPE Ontario academic bargaining units are or will be soon entering [...]

June 23rd, 2016|Categories: Local 4207 News|

Unit 2 Update

June 17, 2016 Unit 2 bargaining team met for the 3rd time. and last 2 meetings have been full days (13th and 17th). We'll resume our meetings on 22 and 29 and our agreement expires [...]

June 23rd, 2016|Categories: Local 4207 News, Uncategorised, Unit 2|

Photos from our Successful Notice to Bargain Party!

The Notice to Bargain Party held today in front of the Schmon Tower was a monumental success! Great conversations were had with students, faculty, and staff about the state of bargaining for Unit 2 and [...]

June 8th, 2016|Categories: Local 4207 News, Unit 1, Unit 2|

Notice to Bargain Party!

June 1st, 2016|Categories: Local 4207 News, News|Tags: , |