University, CUPE 1334 Reach Tentative Agreement

February 07, 2011 - Campus Bulletin

The University of Guelph and CUPE Local 1334, which represents about 250 trades, maintenance and service worker employees, have reached a tentative agreement.

In a joint message, Martha Harley, assistant vice-president (human resources), and Janice Folk Dawson, president of CUPE Local 1334, said:

“The University and the Union negotiating teams worked diligently to reach this tentative agreement, with the assistance of a provincially appointed conciliator. Our discussions were open, respectful and constructive. The commitment demonstrated by both parties is a positive reflection of the value of the relationship between the University and CUPE 1334, now and in the future. Members of CUPE Local 1334 are essential to the University’s operations, and we are delighted that a tentative agreement has been reached. We want to express our appreciation to members of both bargaining teams for their hard work and dedication. “

Details of the tentative agreement will be released following ratification by the union and the Board of Governors.

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