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TAs sign new collective agreement

Following eight months of negotiations, the University has ratified its agreement with PSAC Unit 1. Despite this, the bargaining group claims it isn’t good enough.Continue...

Principal's letter leaked to Facebook

Ongoing labour disputes were cited as limitations to Woolf’s year plan throughout a letter sent to William (Bill) Young who chairs the Board of Trustees.Continue...

Faculty strike possible

The Queen's University Faculty Association has set a June 30 deadline to reach an agreement with the administration.Continue...

Research assistants join PSAC Local 901

After two years of campaigning for unionisation and attending hearings to prove their job status, research assistants at Queen’s have won the right to unionise effective Feb. 16, 2017.Continue...

Academic assistants bring petition to bargaining

Just after 10 a.m. on Wednesday morning, Queen’s Academic Assistant (AA) bargaining team entered into their third round of conciliation negotiations with the University, bringing with them a surprise addition to the bargaining table.Continue...

PSAC strike looms, union asks Queen’s to rejoin table

Over the course of a three-day vote on Oct. 13, 14, and 17, Queen’s postdocs voted 92 per cent in favour of a strike if Queen’s administration didn’t return to the bargaining table, after their negotiations broke down last month.Continue...

Union seeks to kickstart stalled negotiations

A rally outside Richardson Hall, held last Thursday by the United Steelworkers Union (USW), called for a return to job evaluation system negotiations that address transparency and pay equity, which have been stalled for months.Continue...

Settlement reached between University and public employees union

A tentative agreement between Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and Queen’s administration was reached at noon on Aug. 6, avoiding a possible strike or lockout.Continue...

Late-night talks extend strike/lockout deadline

Though labour talks between Queen's administration and CUPE representatives were extended past the original July 29 deadline, a communications ban prevents any updates on negotiations until the new, Aug. 8 deadline.Continue...

Deadline looms for union

Three locals of the Canadian Union of Public Employees could be in a legal strike or lockout position as early as July 29.Continue...