wages

'Poverty wages’: Custodial services remains understaffed

On Mar. 15, Sherri Ferris, president of Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 229, received four different calls that staff needed to replace ceilings tiles and exit signs in residence buildings.Continue...

Four year collective agreement for postdocs at Queen’s ratified

Ten months of negotiating and one strike later, Queen’s postdoctoral scholars, also known as postdocs, ratified their new collective agreement with the University on April 3.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...

Tipping too unstable

It’s time the archaic practice of tipping was put to rest in favour of a more stable gratuity tax.Continue...