PSAC 901

Queen’s-PSAC 901 agreement ratified by both bodies

On Mar. 19, Queen’s ratified a new collective agreement with graduate student workers following PSAC 901’s ratification of the agreement on Mar. 8.Continue...

PSAC 901 ratifies new collective agreement

On Mar. 8, PSAC 901’s membership voted in favour of ratifying a collective agreement with the University. A tentative agreement between Queen’s and PSAC 901 was reached Feb. 21, after which both parties left the bargaining table to ratify the agreement.Continue...

A look at unions in the 21st Century

Unionization in Canada isn’t uncommon, with the number of workers represented by a union holding steady at about 30 per cent for the last decade. Most of this is in the public sector.Continue...

Queen’s needs to pay graduate students livable wages to reflect increased living costs

With the rapid increase in the cost of living, it’s imperative Queen’s pays its graduate student workers livable wages.Continue...

Queen’s graduate workers vote to strike

PSAC 901 members—including teaching assistants, teaching fellows, research assistants, and post-doctoral students—voted to strike on Feb. 14.Continue...

Bargaining between PSAC and Queen’s sees QUFA involved

Graduate student workers at Queen’s, led by PSAC 901, have continued their bargaining efforts for increased mental health support, paid sexual violence training, and gender affirmation leave.Continue...

PSAC 901 continues to advocate for improved mental health supports

On Jan. 17, PSAC 901 released a bargaining communique stating that they have received no comments from Queen’s as they seek out a new collective agreement.Continue...

Queen’s rallies for graduate students

“We are unstoppable! A better Queen’s is possible!”Continue...

PSAC 901 and SGPS host ‘Disorientation’

On Sept. 24, members of Public Service Alliance of Canada Local 901 (PSAC 901) and the Society of Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS) met through Zoom to discuss “ anti-oppressive survival on campus .”Continue...

Research assistants gain equal pay with teaching assistants

After weeks of campaigning and years of fighting for fair wages, Queen’s research assistants have earned equal pay with teaching assistants.Continue...

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