It was announced on Thursday evening that Grand River Transit employees, including GRT operators, dispatchers, mechanics and service attendances, would officially be going on strike on Monday, April 3 at 5:00 a.m. On Sunday, it was announced that a tentative agreement was reached with the Region of Waterloo and operations would commence as usual on Monday. According to The Waterloo […]
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On Jan. 6, a tentative agreement was reached between Wilfrid Laurier University and the Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty Association.On Dec. 14, both parties participated in a day of conciliation with the help of conciliator, Greg Long. Later on, two additional concilia.tion dates were scheduled for Jan. 5 and 6, as said on the university’s official website. Conciliation was announced by […]
There have been minimal updates on the negotiations for a collective agreement between the Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty Association (WLUFA) and Wilfrid Laurier University. On Nov. 7, the university announced they would file for conciliation with WLUFA, which is a process by which a union can ask the Ministry of Labour for help in resolving their differences in order to […]
The Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty Association is in the midst of negotiating a collective agreement with the university, which began on May 16. Since then, the two bargaining teams have met approximately 20 times and last met on Oct. 28. Both parties are scheduled to meet again on Thursday. Michele Kramer, president of WLUFA, explained how it is up to […]
At 11 a.m. outside the main entrance to Wilfrid Laurier University, several members and allies of CUPE Local 926 held a rally to discuss the recent issues with university administration and reasons for the ongoing strike, which started earlier this week. The rally attracted CUPE members from other districts, such as London, Perth and Lindsay, Ontario. Student allies were also […]
The contract negotiations between Wilfrid Laurier University and The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 926 may result in 110 custodial, grounds and trades employees on the Waterloo campus to go on strike next week. As explained in a previous article by The Cord, Laurier and CUPE are currently in the middle of negotiating the renewal of their collective […]