Protecting the health and safety of all attendees, organizers, and the broader community is of the utmost importance to OrganizeUW. While our union drive has been almost entirely digital for over a year, we have slowly begun holding more in-person events as public health restrictions allow and best practices shift. This post outlines the current safety procedures in place for organizers and visitors at all in-person events, in accordance with current local and provincial public health restrictions. Please take note of these measures when planning your visit!
(UPDATED MARCH 2021 -- NEW, SIMPLER PROCESS!)
A step-by-step guide to the digital card signing process for our union drive at the University of Waterloo, featuring some helpful screenshots, tips, and answers to common questions. It doesn't take long to sign a card, but there are a few things to be aware of to ensure your card is officially "counted" by the Ontario Labour Board. Read on to learn more!
Mandarin translation of the steps we have to go through to get a union for academic workers at uWaterloo.
Why did we start a union drive to organize teaching and research assistants at University of Waterloo and what do we hope to achieve?
Are you ready to take action to make real change in your workplace at UW? To make this happen, each academic worker needs to be informed about the campaign. The only way to achieve this is for supporters to take ownership and help spread the word. Small actions add up in a big way, and everyone can help in one way or another. By working together, you and your colleagues and classmates will help win your future union! Read on to find out some ways, big and small, to get involved!
Don't know how to start signing-up your colleagues and classmates? Follow these simple steps and templates to get started.
How does unionization happen? These are the steps we have to go through to form a union of academic workers at the University of Waterloo.