Our bargaining team met and exchanged proposals with the employer on February 24. We have officially begun the process of obtaining a collective agreement to improve our working conditions. We have agreed that the starting point for negotiations is the existing Post-doctoral fellows’ collective agreement. We are now bargaining for rights specific to our group … Continue reading Bargaining Process for Research Associates at the U of S Has Begun!
PSAC Local 40004 Bargaining Update 24 June 2020 Talks stall on equity survey and training for employment supervisors The Bargaining Team for Graduate Student Employees, PSAC Local 40004, met with members of the University of Saskatchewan team on June 23rd and 24th. On the first day, the team built on the progress it had made during the last … Continue reading June Bargaining Update
PSAC Local 40004 Bargaining Update 20 May 2020 More Progress in Bargaining for New Graduate Student Employee Collective Agreement The bargaining team for Graduate Student Employees, PSAC Local 40004, met with representatives of the University of Saskatchewan on May 14 to continue the process of negotiating a new collective agreement. The team can … Continue reading Graduate Student Bargaining Update #3
Proposals for a Collective Agreement Between The Public Service Alliance of Canada, Local 40004 and The University of Saskatchewan 11 March 2020 INTRODUCTION Pursuant to The Saskatchewan Employment Act, the Public Service Alliance of Canada, Local 40004, served notice to bargain on June 14, 2019. Consequently, the Public Service Alliance of … Continue reading Local 40004 Bargaining Proposals
12 March 2020 Bargaining Begins for a New Graduate Student Employee Collective Agreement The bargaining team for Graduate Student Employees, PSAC Local 40004, met with representatives of the University of Saskatchewan March 11-12 to begin the process of negotiating a new collective agreement. The team can report that it made modest progress during this first bargaining session … Continue reading PSAC Local 40004 Bargaining Update
Graduate Students Bargaining Update November 2019 The union bargaining team met on November 6th to review and discuss member input gathered from our recent survey on working conditions among U of S TAs, RAs, and SAs. Based on those survey results, your team has generated the following items in its unranked mandate for bargaining: Strengthen harassment and discrimination … Continue reading
Our Annual General Meeting for PSAC Local 40004 will be held on March 21st at 4:30pm in Arts 146. A meal will be provided. The meeting is open to all PSAC Local 40004 members. we encourage all postdoctoral fellows, graduate student workers and veterinary residents and interns to attend so that you can find out … Continue reading Annual General Meeting – March 21st
Hi all! As per our brief email last week, the Arbitrator awarded our final contract and as of last Wednesday, it is officially in effect. It has been a long road to get here, and this is a big cause for celebration!! Attached to this post you will find a PDF contract information kit, including a short … Continue reading Postdocs! Your new PDF Contract – highlights, and Q & A sessions
PSAC Local 40004 Postdoc Members Bargaining Update February 13, 2018 Your bargaining team met the employer two days negotiating your first collective agreement with the University. We made some progress on issues such as access to facilities, discipline, and duties and responsibilities. While we have discussed most of our non-monetary issues, there are still a … Continue reading Postdoc Bargaining Update
Graduate Student Workers voted in favour of ratifying the contract. The contract for Graduate Student Workers can be viewed here.