Negotiation Updates

University, CUPE 1334 Ratify Agreement

September 25, 2023

Members of CUPE 1334, and the University of Guelph, have ratified the renewal collective agreement that was tentatively agreed to on September 12, 2023.

During the nine (9) days of negotiations, talks were open, respectful and constructive, with the parties committed to addressing several key priorities for both sides.

University, CUPE 1334 Reach Tentative Agreement

September 12, 2023

Following nine (9) days of negotiations, the University of Guelph and CUPE Local 1334, the union that represents approximately 240 trades, services, and maintenance employees of the University of Guelph have reached a tentative renewal agreement.

The current agreement expired April 30, 2022.

Negotiating committees for the University and the Union are recommending ratification of the agreement, which addresses several key priorities for both sides.

Details of the agreement remain confidential pending ratification in the coming weeks by union members and the University’s Board of Governors.