Tentative agreements reached between university and CUPE

Queen’s University and employees represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) have successfully concluded their contract talks. CUPE collectively represents approximately 430 university staff who are technicians (Local 254), library technicians (Local 1302) and a number of employees in Physical Plant Services, Residence Operations and Athletics & Recreation (Local 229).

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2 thoughts on “Tentative agreements reached between university and CUPE

  1. Carol Green

    Admin Staff have been waiting for their union to form and develop. Wages have been frozen and no increases at all have occurred since it was decided that the Union would be in place. Almost Two Years have passed and still no action and no wage increases.

    When will the Staff Union be in place and normal annual salary increases begin again?

    1. labournewsed Post author

      The university has provided the United Steelworkers of Canada (USW) with its proposed compensation adjustments for 2010 and 2011 for grades 2-9 bargaining unit employees and these talks are continuing.

      Please read a recent update that was published on the Queen’s Labour News site.


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