Bargaining Alerts: Where We Go From Here (#4)

Please find the fourth bargaining alert attached. We are in negotiations today and hope to bring you more substantive news before the QUFA Fall General Meeting on Wednesday, December 12 (1:15pm, Ellis Hall Auditorium). In the meantime, this alert reviews the timing of decisions. To read Bargaining Alert! 4: Where → Learn More

Bargaining Alerts: QUFA Making Progress with University (#3)

Dear QUFA Members, Apologies for the late email. QUFA met the University again today (Friday, December 7); the day proved much more productive than the last meeting. The University responded to QUFA’s rejection of the University’s initial proposals with a considerably more promising package. Their proposals included a monetary offset for increased → Learn More

Bargaining Alerts: University Unresponsive to QUFA Proposals (#2)

Dear Members, Please take a moment to read the attached update from your Chief Negotiators, Elizabeth Hanson and Rob Hickey. The full bargaining team includes Michael White, Melissa Houghtaling, Paul Young and from QUFA staff, Micheline Waring and me. Also, mark your calendars to attend the QUFA Fall General Meeting → Learn More

Bargaining Alerts: QUFA Bargaining Bulletin (#1)

Dear QUFA Members, Attached is the first Bargaining Bulletin with important information for the upcoming collective agreement negotiations outlining the context for pension conversion negotiations, offsets, terms for a new collective agreement and timelines. We encourage you to read this let us let us know if you have questions or → Learn More

Bargaining Alerts: Compensation and Conciliation (#10)

Dear QUFA Member, QUFA’s 10th Bargaining Alert is attached. If you have comments, please reply to me and I will pass them on to Elizabeth Hanson. Regards, Susan Susan Fitzgibbon, B.A. (Hons., Queen’s), M.I.R (Queen’s) Labour Relations Officer Queen’s University Faculty Association 9 St. Lawrence Av Kingston ON K7L 3N6 → Learn More

Bargaining Alerts: Preparation for Conciliation (#9)

Dear QUFA Member, Here is a brief up-date on the state of negotiations as we head into conciliation. If you have questions or comments about this Alert, you may send them to me and I will forward them to Elizabeth Hanson. Regards, Susan Susan Fitzgibbon, B.A. (Hons., Queen’s), M.I.R (Queen’s) → Learn More

Bargaining Alerts: Negotiations Continue (#8)

Dear QUFA Member, The latest Bargaining Alert is attached. Regards, Susan Susan Fitzgibbon, B.A. (Hons., Queen’s), M.I.R (Queen’s) Labour Relations Officer Queen’s University Faculty Association 9 St. Lawrence Av Kingston ON K7L 3N6 Tel: 613-533-3224 Internal: 33224 Download QUFA Bargaining Alert! 8: Negotiations Continue – June 15, 2015 here

Bargaining Alerts: Administration Files for Conciliation (#7)

Dear QUFA Member, Your Bargaining Team was informed yesterday afternoon that the University has filed with the Ontario Ministry of Labour for the appointment of a conciliator. Please read the attached Bargaining Alert from Elizabeth Hanson, your Chief Negotiator for more details. You may send QUFA your comments and concerns → Learn More

Bargaining Alerts: Pension Developments (#6)

Dear QUFA Member, Please read the important pension –related Bargaining Alert, it will bring you up to speed on recent developments in the pension discussions between your employer and unionized employee groups at Queen’s. See a press release about the cooperation agreement with other unions on campus here. If you → Learn More

Bargaining Alerts: The Good News and the Bad News (#5)

Dear Members, Please find the latest bargaining update from Elizabeth Hanson, QUFA Chief Negotiator, attached. If you have any comments or questions, please send them to Susan Fitzgibbon (fitzgibb@queensu.ca). Thank you, Leslie Jermyn Executive Director Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) 9 St. Lawrence St., Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6 Tel: 613-533-3033 → Learn More