Bargaining Process for Research Associates at the U of S Has Begun!

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!

June Bargaining Update

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

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

Postdoc Bargaining Update

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