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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.

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.

Conciliation dates set for CUPE negotiations

The university and the employee groups represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Locals 229, 254 and 1302 are scheduled to meet on February 11 & 12, 2019
to continue to negotiate with the assistance of a government appointed Conciliation Officer.

The university is focused on reaching negotiated agreements with all employee groups that both balance the university’s need to preserve its core academic mission and respect the limitations dictated by current financial realities.

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