The revelation put the government`s bargaining team on the defensive and allowed the union to increase the faculty`s concerns, which in many ways were related to issues raised by student leadership. At the virtual bargaining table, the union read the requested feedback on the negative impact of mandatory Saturday classes on students, programs and faculty members themselves. The fact that members speak more or less for themselves not only provided strong evidence against compulsory Saturday education, but it also showed that the union and its members were strongly connected. The following sites indicate which campus representative hosts, but the social ones are open to all members throughout the campus. Unlike university administrations or boards of trustees, which do not have to worry about cooperation or broad consultation to achieve their negotiating mandates, academic staff associations must proactively involve and mobilize a wide range of members when they hope to “maintain the course of action” and resist concessions, let alone make breakthroughs in negotiations. . . .