Queen’s University and CUPE Local 254 reach tentative agreement

The University and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 254 reached a tentative agreement to renew their collective agreement early in the morning on November 24, 2021. The tentative collective agreement is subject to ratification by both the university and the bargaining unit.

The university and CUPE Local 254 have been actively engaged in negotiations to renew their collective agreement since June 2021.

Details of the tentative collective agreement will remain confidential until both parties ratify the agreement.  

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Queen’s and CUPE Local 1302 exchange collective bargaining proposals

Queen’s University and CUPE Local 1302, representing library technicians, exchanged collective bargaining proposals on June 28 and 29, 2021. The Parties are in the process of scheduling future bargaining dates.

The Collective Agreement between Queen’s University and CUPE Local 1302 expire on June 30, 2021. The university values the contributions of its many employees and remains committed to the collective bargaining process.

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Queen’s and CUPE Local 254 exchange collective bargaining proposals

Queen’s University and CUPE Local 254, representing technicians, exchanged collective bargaining proposals on June 14 and 15, 2021. The Parties are in the process of scheduling future bargaining dates.

The Collective Agreement between Queen’s University and CUPE Local 254 expire on June 30, 2021.

The university values the contributions of its many employees and remains committed to the collective bargaining process.

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Queen’s and CUPE Locals 229 exchange collective bargaining proposals

Queen’s University and CUPE Local 229, representing heating and maintenance workers, exchanged collective bargaining proposals on June 22 and 23, 2021. The Parties are in the process of scheduling future bargaining dates.

The Collective Agreement between Queen’s University and CUPE Local 229 expire on June 30, 2021.

The university values the contributions of its many employees and remains committed to the collective bargaining process.

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Queen’s and Academic Assistants ratify collective agreement

Queen’s University and United Steelworkers (USW) Local 2010, Unit 01, representing Academic Assistants ratified their tentative agreement last week.

The new three-year agreement will expire on Aug. 31, 2023.

Highlights include:

  • Three-year agreement: September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2023
  • An increase of 1 per cent to the minimum hourly rate, effective Sept. 1, 2020.
  • An increase of 1 per cent to the minimum hourly rate, effective Sept. 1, 2021.
  • An increase of 1 per cent to the minimum hourly rate, effective Sept. 1, 2022.
  • Employees who regularly work shifts scheduled by the Employer are eligible for up to two days of paid sick leave per Academic Term. 

Negotiations between Queen’s and USW Local 2010, Unit 01, began on April 12, 2021. Bargaining took place over six full-day sessions. Two of the full-day bargaining sessions were conducted with the assistance of a provincially appointed conciliator.

The university values the contributions of its many employees and remains committed to the collective bargaining process.

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