Monthly Archives: July 2011

CUPE, QUFA, and USW Respond to Principal Woolf’s Letter

On July 29th, CUPE, QUFA, and USW responded to Principal Woolf’s leaked letter to the Board of Trustees.  The letter also addresses the general state of negotiations at Queen’s.  To see the letter, please click on the link below. http://qufa.ca/jobaction/2011/07/29/principal-woolfs-letter/

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QUFA Open Letter to Graduate Students

On July 28th, QUFA posted an open letter to graduate students that attempts to clarify some of the issues at the heart of the pending CUPE and QUFA labour disputes at Queen’s.  To go to the letter, please click the … Continue reading

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Labour Action at Queen’s: Information for 901 members

25 July 2011 (updated 27 July 2011) From the employees who organize data at the libraries, to the employees who help provide healthy food choices, to the employees who make sure we can access technological resources, to the employees who … Continue reading

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Postdocs at Queen’s Join PSAC

The Public Service Alliance of Canada is thrilled to welcome 180 Postdoctoral Fellows at Queen’s University who voted in favour of joining our union. The ballots were cast last November but only counted on July 13 due to a technical … Continue reading

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Applying to TA and TF Positions: Guide to Preference Groups

If you are applying to be TA or TF, you fall into one of 4 Preference Groups outlined in the 901 Collective Agreement.  Generally, the Preference Group you fall into depends on the Letter of Offer you received when you … Continue reading

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Part 2: Top Administrators At Queen’s Should Lead By Example

July 17th 2011 In February, we wrote that if top administrators at Queen’s “expect to lead, they should try to lead by example” (click on the following link to access that article: https://psac901.wordpress.com/2011/02/05/top-administrators-at-queens-should-lead-by-example/).  Six months later, little has changed.  In … Continue reading

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Cuts Hurt Us All: A Message from OPSEU 468

Information Picket: To highlight the drastic cut of over 2000 workers in the Ontario Public Service. In Canada right now, Corporations have over 471 billion dollars in CASH! Does Ontario need to give them 2.4 billion dollars more in tax … Continue reading

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