Category Archives: CUPE

“No board” report issued in Queen’s-CUPE negotiations

The Ontario Ministry of Labour has advised Queen’s that a “no-board” report was issued yesterday, July 12.

This opens the door to a legal strike or lock-out of members of the Queen’s locals of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE).

The university and CUPE will be in a legal strike/lock-out position at 12:01 am on July 29, which is 17 days from the date of the “no-board”. The CUPE contracts expired in June 2010 and negotiations for new agreements have been underway for over a year.

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Administration encourages participation as CUPE and QUFA seek membership direction

As the leadership of Queen’s local branches of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) prepare to hold general meetings of their membership this week, the university’s administration is urging employees in both groups to exercise their rights and get involved.

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