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POSTED ON September 15, 2017
You Asked, Union Answered: Work Hours Limits

If you are a full-time graduate student, you probably know there are something like rules for your non-academic work. One of our members wanted to know the facts. Ready? Let’s go Why are we limited to working 10 hours a week? Are there written consequences for going over 10h/week or 170/semester? uOttawa’s Academic Regulations : 170h/semester …

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POSTED ON April 26, 2017
Temporary Office Relocation

Where: Grad House, second floor above Café Nostalgica (GSD 209) When: May 1 to 12, 2017. Also note: Office hours are 9:30 am to 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday   The University is planning major construction projects on campus in the upcoming months, including on the University Center (UCU) terrace. To make sure we remain easily accessible, our …

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POSTED ON April 12, 2017
Our office will be closed for the Easter Weekend

Our office will be closed for the Easter Weekend starting at 4pm on Thursday, April 13. We will be back on Tuesday, April 18, at 9am. Happy Easter!

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POSTED ON March 17, 2017
2017 Federal By-Election: FAQ

The 2017 Federal By-Election in Ottawa-Vanier will take place next April 3 If you are a Canadian citizen, can prove your identity and address, and are at least 18 years old on Election Day, you can vote. In the last Federal Election, 57% of the youth voted. On April 3, it is crucial for students …

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POSTED ON January 13, 2017
Financial Aid Deadline for Winter 2017

Don’t forget: The deadline to apply for Financial Aid for Winter 2016 is Tuesday January 31, at 11:59 p.m. If you are currently working as a TA, RA, Proctor, Marker, etc. at the University of Ottawa, of if you’ve held such a position in the past 12 months, you are eligible to apply. The CUPE 2626 …

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POSTED ON November 30, 2016
Next Stewards’ Council Meeting: December 6, 2016

When: Tuesday, December 6, 6:15 p.m. Where: FSS 4004 Members are always invited to attend the Stewards’ Council meetings for more information about ongoing union business. Food and drinks will be served. We are still looking for new Stewards to represent different departments. Click here to learn what CUPE 2626 Stewards do. If you wish to become a …

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POSTED ON November 28, 2016
Rally to STOP the CUTS

Profs and students are coming together to tell the University to STOP the library CUTS! WHEN AND WHERE Wednesday, November 30, noon, in front of the Morisset Library. WHY The Morisset Library is on the chopping block. The University of Ottawa is planning to cut almost $2 million from the Library collection budget. Libraries are …

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POSTED ON November 02, 2016
2016 Fall General Assembly

The CUPE 2626 2016 Regular General Assembly (RGA) will take place on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at Café Nostalgica (601 Cumberland). Registration opens at 5:30 p.m. NB: Please bring a photo ID (eg: your student card). A proof of contract in the last year may also be required if you aren’t on the members’ list – if possible, please bring a copy of …

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POSTED ON October 12, 2016
Next Stewards’ Council Meeting: October 18, 2016

When: Tuesday, October 18, 6:00 p.m. Where: FSS 4006 Members are always invited to attend the Stewards’ Council meetings for more information about ongoing union business. Food and drinks will be served. We are still looking for new Stewards to represent different departments. If you wish to become a Steward, please contact one of the Chief Stewards Rosemary Dineen and Julie …

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POSTED ON September 13, 2016
Financial aid request : deadline Sept. 30

Don’t forget: The deadline to apply for Financial Aid for Fall 2016 is Friday September 30, at 11:59 p.m. If you are currently working as a TA, RA, Proctor, Marker, etc. at the University of Ottawa, of if you’ve held such a position in the past 12 months, you are eligible to apply. The CUPE 2626 Financial Aid exists …

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CUPE 2626
(CANADIAN UNION OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES, LOCAL 2626)

85 University Pr.
University Centre, suite 303
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5

T 613.562.5345
@ info@2626.ca

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Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.