This site will provide updated information about labour relations activities at Queen’s as it becomes available.
Queen’s and the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) reached a tentative first collective agreement on September 14, after two days of negotiations with the assistance of a provincial conciliation officer.
Members of the United Steelworkers Local 2010 bargaining unit have ratified a first collective agreement, with a majority of employees voting to accept the contract offer. The university has also, on the recommendation of its bargaining committee, ratified the agreement.
Collective bargaining between Queen’s University and the United Steelworkers (USW) began in November 2011. On July 5, after several days of further negotiations with the assistance of a provincial conciliation officer, Queen’s University and the USW are pleased to announce that they have reached a tentative first collective agreement.