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Queen’s and PSAC Local 901, Unit 1 ratify agreement

Queen’s University and the Public Service Alliance of Canada and its Local 901, Unit 1 (“PSAC”) representing graduate, JD and MD students employed by the university as Teaching Assistants and graduate students employed as Research Assistants and Teaching Fellows, have successfully ratified a tentative agreement to renew their collective agreement.

The renewed collective agreement has a three-year term and will be in effect until April 30, 2024.

Negotiations began in June 2021 and concluded in February 2022 with the assistance of a Ministry of Labour-appointed conciliator.

The Faculty Relations office will be hosting information sessions regarding the implementation of the renewed collective agreement and details regarding these sessions will be forthcoming.

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University and PSAC and its Local 901 reach tentative agreement

The university and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (“PSAC”), and its Local 901, reached a tentative agreement on February 19th to renew their collective agreement for Unit 1.  The agreement is subject to successful ratification by the parties.

PSAC 901 (Unit 1) is comprised of graduate, JD and MD students employed by the university as Teaching Assistants and graduate students employed as Research Assistants and Teaching Fellows.

The parties’ negotiating teams have been actively engaged in negotiations to renew the collective agreement since June 2021.

Details of the agreement will remain confidential until it is ratified successfully by both parties.

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Queen’s and CUPE Local 229 ratify collective agreement

The tentative collective agreements between Queen’s University and CUPE Local 229 is now in effect following a successful ratification vote by a successful ratification vote by the Human Resources Committee of the Queen’s Board of Trustees on Dec. 22, 2021.

CUPE Local 229 bargaining unit members voted to ratify the agreement on Dec. 21, 2021.

The renewed collective agreement will succeed the current agreement, effective retroactively to July 1, 2021.

Negotiations between Queen’s and CUPE Local 229 began on June 22, 2021. Bargaining took place over nine full-day sessions. Two of the full-day bargaining sessions were conducted with the assistance of a provincially appointed conciliator.

The new three-year agreement will expire on June 30, 2024.

Human Resources will be hosting an information session for managers regarding the implementation of the renewed collective agreement. Further information will be communicated in the new year.

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Queen’s and CUPE Local 1302 ratify collective agreement

The tentative collective agreement between Queen’s University and CUPE Local 1302 is now in effect following a successful ratification vote by the Human Resources Committee of the Queen’s Board of Trustees on Dec. 22, 2021.

CUPE Local 1302 bargaining unit members voted to ratify the agreement on Dec. 13, 2021.

The renewed collective agreement will succeed the current agreement, effective retroactively to July 1, 2021.

Negotiations between Queen’s and CUPE Local 1302 began on June 28, 2021. Bargaining took place over six full-day sessions. One of the full-day bargaining sessions was conducted with the assistance of a provincially appointed conciliator.

The new three-year agreement will expire on June 30, 2024.

Human Resources will be hosting an information session for managers regarding the implementation of the renewed collective agreement. Further information will be communicated in the new year.

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Queen’s and CUPE Local 254 ratify collective agreement

The tentative collective agreement between Queen’s University and CUPE Local 254 is now in effect following a successful ratification vote by bargaining unit members held on Dec. 21, 2021.

The Human Resources Committee of the Queen’s Board of Trustees voted to ratify the agreement on Nov. 25, 2021.

The renewed collective agreement will succeed the current agreement, effective retroactively to July 1, 2021.

Negotiations between Queen’s and CUPE Local 254 began on June 14, 2021. Bargaining took place over seven full-day sessions. Two of the full-day bargaining sessions were conducted with the assistance of a provincially appointed conciliator.

The new three-year agreement will expire on June 30, 2024.

Human Resources will be hosting an information session for managers regarding the implementation of the renewed collective agreement. Further information will be communicated in the new year.

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