Contact

CUPE 3261 President Allan James is the only full release member of the local. While the President is typically in the office to answer calls and speak to members, occasionally the President will be away from the office. At these times, we ask that you either leave a detailed phone message or email, and the President will contact you as soon as possible.

Allan James
Office Phone: 416-946-7620
Cell Phone: 416-738-4491
Fax: 416-946-7621
Email: president@cupe3261.ca

Health and safety concerns can also be voiced to our Health and Safety Officer Nancy Tomas, or to a campus-specific H&S representative. Find their contact page here.

Workplace and grievance concerns can also be referred to our Chief Steward Patty Varvouletos, or to one of your department’s shop stewards. Find their contact page here.

Faculty Club: Members who work at the Faculty Club can directed any questions or concerns to the Faculty Club Representative Janny. Email her at facultyclub@cupe3261.ca

Casual Unit: Casual workers who have any questions or concerns can email the Casual Representative Stanley at casuals@cupe3261.ca


The Union’s office hours are typically Monday to Friday from 9AM to 5PM.

Office hours are Wednesdays from 1PM to 3PM. You can visit the office at these hours without appointment. 

If you would like to visit the office it can be found at:
703 Spadina Avenue, 2nd Floor
Toronto, Ontario
M5S 2J4

Visits outside of office hours are by appointment only. Please email or call the office prior to showing up. 


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Join our Facebook discussion group! 

CUPE 3261 has a new group on Facebook that allows members to engage with each other more effectively. It’s a great platform to ask questions, share resources, and to receive updates from the executive. 

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