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As talks toward a first contract continue between Queen’s and the union representing general support staff, the university has moved forward with its regular compensation processes for employees in grades 2-9 who are not members of United Steelworkers (USW) bargaining … Continue reading
First contract negotiations with four staff groups are either underway or in the planning stage. Read the full story here.
First contract negotiations are scheduled to start later this month between the university and United Steelworkers Local 2010, the union representing general staff at Queen’s (grades 2-9). Several meetings are scheduled between November 15 and the end of the year. … Continue reading
This fall, first contract negotiations are set to begin between the university and four new bargaining units on campus. Read the full story.
The new agreement between the University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) is now official, with the Queen’s Board of Trustees voting to ratify the agreement earlier today. Members of QUFA ratified the agreement in a three-day vote late … Continue reading
The negotiations between the University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) are now one step closer to reaching a conclusion with a majority of QUFA members voting to accept the contract offer. Read more
In unionized workplaces, during contract negotiations, collective bargaining committees can reach a tentative agreement on a new contract but that tentative agreement is almost always subject to ratification by the “principals” of both committees. The university’s principals are the members of the Board of Trustees … Continue reading
The Queen’s Board of Trustees and employees in all three Queen’s locals of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) have ratified new collective agreements. The bargaining committees reached tentative deals on August 6 but they required the approval of … Continue reading
The Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) will hold an information meeting and a ratification vote next week on the tentative agreement reached Monday with the university. Read the full story.
Members of the three campus locals of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) will vote Thursday August 18 on the tentative agreements reached earlier this month between the union and the university. Read the full story.