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York University Strike Over.

CUPE announced this afternoon that they will not challenge back-to-work legislation in court. The law is expected to pass tomorrow, allowing classes to resume on Monday.

York University Strike Update: The Legislature Meets

There’s a calm before the storm this morning, as observers wait to see the results of the session of the Ontario provincial legislature scheduled for one o’clock this afternoon. The legislature is expected to take up back-to-work legislation aimed at ending the 81-day York University strike. The two largest parties in the legislature are on […]

York University Strike Ending?

The York University strike appears to be nearing an end, but the timing of any resolution remains unclear. Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty will recall the provincial legislature to session at one o’clock tomorrow afternoon to take up back-to-work legislation aimed at ending the York University strike. In a statement this morning, McGuinty said he had been […]

York University Strike Milestones

Just for the record, and because I haven’t seen the specific numbers anywhere else… The York University Strike hit a milestone today: At 79 days, it became the longest strike in York history, and the third-longest in the history of Canadian higher education. The second longest strike in Canadian higher ed history was the Laval University strike […]

York University Strike Update: January 22

The latest on the York University strike: Five thousand students in four programs at York University will be able to return to class on Monday, as the Ontario Teachers’ Federation lifts its suspension of classroom teaching. The students, who will be taught by tenured faculty not represented by the striking union CUPE, represent about ten […]