Bargaining Updates

Bargaining Update – Ratification Vote Results!
POSTED ON February 15 2024

We are thrilled to announce that, with 97% of voting members in favour, the new Collective Agreement has been ratified! A huge thank you to everyone for your hard work and dedication throughout this process. Additionally, we are pleased to inform you that the University’s Board of Governors also ratified the new agreement April 9th …

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Bargaining Update: Strike Mandate Vote
POSTED ON September 1 2022

Dear members and comrades, Your bargaining team continues to negotiate with the University and is fighting hard to push for better wages, working conditions, and benefits. On January 12, 2024, the Employer and the Union filed a joint application for conciliation to help speed up the negotiation process. We have prepared an infographic to explain the …

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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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