September 12, 2007 The seventeen day strike
at York CAS, which began Aug. 27, 2007, has ended. Today the 180 striking
members voted to accept management’s latest offer. All bargaining unit members
will return to work on Sept. 13, 2007.
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Members ratify deal at York CAS
September 12, 2007
The seventeen day strike at York CAS, which began Aug. 27, 2007, has
ended. Today the 180 striking members voted to accept management’s
latest offer. All bargaining unit members will return to work on
Sept. 13, 2007.
Tentative agreement in York CAS strike
Sept. 11, 2007 After an
extremely long day of negotiations, negotiators for Local 304
and York CAS were able to reach a tentative settlement at 4 a.m.
The offer will be brought back to
the membership with a recommendation from the negotiating
team. A ratification vote is planned for Wed. Sept. 12 . More
details will follow.
Details of the tentative settlement
will not be shared until the meeting. The unit went on strike
Aug. 27 over workload and other workplace issues.
Negotiations to resume today at York CAS
September 10, 2007 bargaining at York Region
CAS will resume today. More...
Big Newmarket CAS rally a success
About 200 members and supporters attended
the rally Aug. 30 for Local 304, York Region Children's Aid Society workers on
CAS Rally a success
August 30, 2007 Today’s rally in Newmarket brought CAS workers from
around York Region together to hear messages of support.
Join Striking CAS Workers August 30
August 29, 2007 Join OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas and OPSEU
Vice President-Treasurer Patty Rout in a show of solidarity and support for
striking child protection workers in York Region.
Strike begins at York CAS
August 27, 2007 OPSEU Local 304: Picket lines went up today at the
Children’s Aid Society in York Region. More…
Media coverage of strike
August 27, 2007 Coverage of York Region CAS
York Region CAS could strike Aug 27
August 15, 2007 Staff at York
Region Children’s Aid Society could be on strike as early as Aug. 27, 2007.