Category Archives: Status Updates

University and PSAC ratify tentative agreement to extend their collective agreement for Postdoctoral Fellows

Queen’s University and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) have successfully ratified a tentative agreement reached this summer to extend their collective agreement (for Postdoctoral Fellows (Unit 2).
The collective agreement has been extended for a three-year term and will be in effect until June 30, 2023. The agreement provides for annual salary increases of 1% and complies with the Protecting a Sustainable Public Sector for Future Generations Act, 2019.
The University values the contributions of its employees and remains committed to the collective bargaining process.

University, OPSEU Local 452 ratify collective agreement

The tentative collective agreement between Queen’s University and the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) Local 452 is now in effect.

OPSEU Local 452 bargaining unit members voted to ratify the collective agreement on September 30, 2019 and the Human Resources Committee of the Queen’s Board of Trustees voted to ratify the collective agreement on October 17, 2019.

An important consequence of successful ratification is that OPSEU Local 452 agreed on behalf of their eligible members, to the conversion of the Queen’s Pension Plan (QPP) to the proposed jointly sponsored University Pension Plan (UPP). The terms of the pension consent agreement will form part of the parties’ collective agreement.

The university and OPSEU Local 452 also agreed to renew their collective agreement.
The renewed collective agreement will succeed the current agreement, effective retroactively to July 1, 2018. The new four-year agreement will expire on June 30, 2022.

Queen’s University and OPSEU Local 452 reach tentative agreements

On September 27, 2019, the University and OPSEU Local 67 reached a tentative agreement to renew the collective agreement. In addition, the parties also reached a tentative agreement with respect to the conversion and transfer of assets from the Queen’s Pension Plan to the University Pension Plan. The agreements are subject to ratification by the parties.

The University values the contributions of its employees and is committed to the collective bargaining process.

University, ONA Local 67 ratify collective agreement

The tentative collective agreement between Queen’s University and the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) Local 67 is now in effect following a successful ratification vote by bargaining unit members held on June 12, 2019.
The Human Resources Committee of the Queen’s Board of Trustees voted to ratify the agreement on June 21, 2019.
An important consequence of successful ratification is that ONA Local 67 will consent, on behalf of their eligible members, to the conversion of the Queen’s Pension Plan (QPP) to the proposed jointly sponsored University Pension Plan (UPP). The terms of the pension consent agreement will form part of the parties’ collective agreement.
The university and ONA Local 67 also agreed to renew their collective agreement. The renewed collective agreement will succeed the current agreement, effective retroactively to April 1, 2018.
The new three-year agreements will expire on March 31, 2021.

Queens’ University and Ontario Nurses’ Association Local 67 reach tentative agreements

The University and the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) Local 67 reached a tentative agreement on June 3, 2019, to renew the collective agreement. In addition, the parties also reached a tentative agreement with respect to the proposed conversion and transfer of assets from the Queen’s Pension Plan to the University Pension Plan. The agreements are subject to ratification by the parties.

The University values the contributions of its employees and is committed to the collective bargaining process.