Category Archives: Status Updates

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.

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.

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.

Queen’s University and CUPE Local 229 reach tentative agreement

The University and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 229 reached a tentative agreement to renew their collective agreement late in the evening on December 8, 2021. The tentative collective agreement is subject to ratification by both the university and the bargaining unit.

The university and CUPE Local 229 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.

Queen’s University and CUPE Local 1302 reach tentative agreement

The University and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 1302 reached a tentative agreement to renew their collective agreement late in the evening on November 29, 2021. The tentative collective agreement is subject to ratification by both the university and the bargaining unit.

The university and CUPE Local 1302 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.