Date: October 5, 2020 Time: 5:30 – 6:30 pm We are all facing many changes to our regular routines, in addition to coping with the uncertainties brought upon by the COVID-19 pandemic. In light of this change and unpredictability, it is not surprising that children and youth are showing a range of emotional responses, such […]
Date: September 22, 2020 Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm When working from home it can feel like day is blending into night. Adequate structure is critical to maintaining a healthy work-life balance. This workshop will discuss stress management techniques and practical strategies to help you balance the competing demands of work and home. We will […]
The YUSA constitution requires that union officers and committee chairs produce a report in May of each year. Download Reports (PDF)
YUSA wants to ensure that when staff and students return to campus that everyone is safe and protected. We don’t want to see anyone contract COVID-19 at York University. We’ve created this infographic with key points that we feel will promote a safe transition for everyone.
Welcome to the Spring 2020 Newsletter! We hope you and your families are safe and healthy at this time of pandemic. As well, we hope you enjoy this newsletter, and we are already working on the Summer 2020 version. If you would like to comment or write an article for our next newsletter, please email […]
The York University Staff Association (YUSAPUY) was founded in 1970 as an association and is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2020, and its 45th anniversary as a certified union. The documentary film, “YUSAPUY: A Union Where Everyone Matters,” looks at the history, struggles and achievements of the predominately female union, its past and present leaders, […]
In 1990, Parliament passed the Workers Mourning Day Act to recognize April 28th as the day to remember workers killed or injured on the job. Over 1,000 Canadians lose their lives at work every year. On this day, the labour movement honours those whose lives have been forever changed by a workplace incident. The motto […]
Download Full Membership Survey Results Earlier this year, the Executive Board of YusApuY developed a comprehensive membership survey to get a sense of how the membership feels about current practices and to ensure that our practices are in keeping with what the membership wants to see enacted going forward. While it’s been customary to survey […]
Dear members: click the links to read “Now the Fall”/“L’Automne Maintenant” – our union’s latest review of key events and issues, social insights, and the beauty that the changing seasons brought us! In Service, The 2019 Communications Committee.
By Angela Nwabuogu Throughout history, the road to social progress has been paved with collective action! Everyday people united with a joint purpose – to advance the “common good”. Advancement requires movement. Groups strive for positive change: for justice, equality, humane work hours, fair wages, and freedom to form and function as labour groups and, […]