Communiqué March 16, 2017: Postdoctoral Scholars vote sufficient to ratify new collective agreement

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Queen’s University Postdoctoral Scholars

Communiqué March 16, 2017

Bargaining Team Report for PSAC 901 Unit 2

Postdoctoral Scholars vote sufficient to ratify new collective agreement

Voting over four sessions from March 13 to March 15, Public Service Alliance of Canada local 901 Postdoctoral Scholars signaled that they were sufficiently satisfied to ratify their tentative new contract with Queen’s University. Once finalized the new collective agreement will expire June 30, 2020. The Postdoc Bargaining Team is anticipating to hear from the employer to set up a date for the final signing of the contract.

For a summary of gains and additions to the new contract, including a raise in salary, new childcare benefits and new access to the Queen’s Family Health Team for Postdocs and their families, please see the attached Ratification Kit.

Past and present Postdoc Bargaining Team members include Cristian Tolsa, Jessica Merolli, Aaron Franks, Monique Giroux, Tamara Jamaspishvili, Abigail Agresta and Silja Freitag.
Stay tuned for more updates by email, web bulletin and social media.

Please contact VP-Postdocs Silja Freitag at for more information.

In solidarity,

Your Postdoc Bargaining Team

 Attached: Ratification Kit DCL 901 Unit 2 Queens PDFs Feb 14 2017


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