About us

Executive Members & Stewards

President: Walter Silva (647)523-7403

Vice-President: Mike Mahon (647)465-4413

Secretary Treasurer: Rocco Biafore (416)861-6136

Recording Secretary: Colleen Ferreira (416)993-0997

Chief Steward 1356: Dharshini Sharvendiran (647)454-7765

Chief Steward 1356-1-2: (416)527-3342

Sergeant-at-Arms: Frank D’Agostino (416)678-5069


We have several active Committees in the Local including;
Sick and Social
Health and Safety
Woman’s Committee
Education Committee

What we do

CUPE 1356 represents Non Academic workers at York University in both the Keele and Glendon Campuses:

    These workers include

  • Custodial
  • Housing
  • Grounds
  • Maintenance
  • Parking
  • Security
  • Transportation