The University Senate recently approved changes the Academic Schedule and emailed those changes to all employees of the University. Under some scenarios, the University has indicated that they intend to modify dates in the Winter 2017 term.
Members of CUPE 3909 who have already accepted appointments in Winter 2017 have valid contracts with the University for that term. CUPE 3909 expects the University to fully honour those contracts, including the dates. The University is required to negotiate any changes to the Winter 2017 Academic Schedule for members of CUPE 3909 with the Union Local. We have already advised the University of our position on this matter.
The Executive of CUPE 3909 will deal with this matter further when a potential strike end date has been determined. We will keep you informed.