By Basil El-Salviti
I spoke to the dean on November 12th, 2008, at approximately 1:25 pm. The
current state of the negotiation is null, meaning nothing has happened.
However, he did note that both sides have mediators. The mediator on the side of
the union has asked for a meeting as early as tomorrow, though the dean concedes
that he has not heard anything from York. The dean has put in an inquiry and is
awaiting an answer with regards to York’s position on the unions request. I
will be sure to contact Dean Drummond tomorrow to see an update on York’s
Also, in a post I made during the discussions, I stressed that those students
who are interested in contacting the Premier’s office, should a meeting NOT
happen tomorrow, ought to go to the following link:
I stress the link above because I’ve already tried contacting Mayor Miller. His
representative replied promptly and told me that the issue between the union
and York is beyond their jurisdiction.