6.1 Union Office Space

The Employer agrees to provide the Union with reasonable office space on the premises. However, the Employer reserves the right, in the event of a work stoppage, to require the Union to vacate such premises on campus within twenty-four (24) hours. In that event, the Employer agrees to provide the Union with reasonable access to the University premises to provide appropriate representation to those working pursuant to the Essential Services Agreement. The Union shall return to its former premises immediately after the work stoppage is over. The privacy of Union information will be closely maintained and the Union will be able to arrange access to its former premises for the purpose of removing its property by contacting Human Resources.

6.2 Space for Meetings

The Employer agrees to allow the Union to hold meetings and educational functions and to conduct Union business at the Employer's premises. The Employer will make space available for such functions subject to normal scheduling restrictions.

6.3 Bulletin Boards

The Employer shall provide Union bulletin boards as follows:

  • Administration Building
  • Marquis Hall
  • Arts Building
  • University Services Building
  • Kinesiology Building
  • Williams Building
  • Health Sciences Building
  • Science Complex
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Engineering Building
  • Education Building

The Union shall have the right to post notices of meetings and such other notices as may be of interest to its members. The Union will not otherwise post any notices on the Employer’s premises without prior written permission from the Dean, Administrative Head or designate.

6.4 Electronic mail

The Employer agrees to facilitate communication by the Union with its members using the University electronic mail system. The use of this service will be subject to the applicable University policies and guidelines and the Employer reserves the right to withhold or withdraw this entitlement in cases of non-compliance or inappropriate use by the Union.

The Union shall provide Human Resources with a copy of any communication to be distributed using the University electronic mail system with at least 48 hours in advance of the communication being sent.

In the event of a work stoppage, the Employer reserves the right to withhold access to the University electronic mail system and will require the Union to immediately cease any communication with its members using the University electronic mail system.