Bargaining Updates

uOttawa Works Because We Do!
POSTED ON January 16 2023

Happy New Year and welcome back to campus! We hope you are all settling well into the winter term. Your Bargaining Committee is currently in negotiations for a better Collective Agreement for Academic Workers. Our first meeting at the bargaining table was on Friday, January 13, 2023. We had our first exchange of proposals and …

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Fill out the Bargaining Survey!
POSTED ON September 1 2022

  In the past three years, we have dealt with the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, fractured and unilateral decision-making by the University regarding the transition to online learning, and salary increases capped at 1%. Now, we are facing skyrocketing inflation and uncertainty about job security and the return to campus. This year, we are …

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A Bargaining Committee has been elected!
POSTED ON June 1 2022

Our current collective agreement for 2626 expires on August 31, 2022. Following the May 18th Stewards Council (SC), a Bargaining Committee was elected. Congratulations 🎉 to Catherine Larocque (chair of the Bargaining Committee), Jacqueline Moizer, Mandana Adhami, Christina Bouchard, Michael Giavara, and Paulo Castilho. A communication about the bargaining process will be issued in the upcoming days.

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You can still join the Bargaining Committee!
POSTED ON May 13 2022

It’s not too late to join the 2626 Bargaining Committee! Our 2626 Academic workers Collective Agreement expires on August 31, 2022, and we still need a Chair and members for the Bargaining Committee! Elections for the Chair of the committee and four members will take place at the upcoming Steward’s council (Wednesday May 18 at 4:30pm).  If …

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Bargaining Mandate Report: Recommendation to bargain!
POSTED ON April 6 2022

Thank you to all 2626 members who have answered the Executive Board’s survey to help us prepare the Bargaining Mandate Report that we will present at the Annual General Assembly (AGA) on April 6. You can read the Executive Board’s Bargaining Mandate Report here. Based on this Report, the Executive Committee will ask 2626 members to …

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Bargaining for respect and dignity for students workers
POSTED ON April 4 2022

Our current 2626 Collective Agreement will expire on August 31, 2022. It is now time for you, 2626 members, to consider bargaining with our Employer, the University of Ottawa, for a better Collective Agreement! What is bargaining? Bargaining or collective bargaining is a process of negotiations between the Employer and a group of employees aimed at reaching …

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The new Collective Agreement has been ratified!
POSTED ON February 9 2021

Thanks to your vote, the new Collective Agreement has been ratified! On July 9, the Board of Governors on the Employer’s side also approved the agreement. Because both sides have now agreed to this document, it has become our new Collective Agreement! On CUPE 2626’s side, members voted unanimously in favour of ratification! Voting took …

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