Updates

  • Collective Agreement with CUPE 1295 ratified

    On September 8, 2022, the tentative agreement reached between Brock University and CUPE 1295 was ratified by Brock’s Board of Trustees. Previously CUPE 1295 members voted in favour of ratification on August 25, 2022.

    CUPE 1295 represents approximately 150 full-time and casual maintenance, trades and custodial staff. The 3-year collective agreement is in effect from May 1, 2022 to April 30, 2025.

    A draft of the new collective agreement will be available on the University’s website shortly.

    Categories: CUPE 1295

  • Brock and CUPE 1295 reach tentative collective agreement

    Brock University and CUPE 1295 have agreed to terms on a tentative collective agreement. University operations will continue as normal.

    CUPE 1295 represents approximately 150 maintenance, custodians, and trades people at Brock.

    The agreement is subject to ratification by union membership and Brock’s Board of Trustees.

    Categories: CUPE 1295

  • Talks continue with CUPE 1295

    Brock University continues to work towards a new collective agreement with CUPE 1295, which represents full-time and casual maintenance, trades and custodial staff.

    On Aug. 5, the Ministry of Labour issued a “no-board” report. The University remains committed to reaching a fair and equitable contract with CUPE Local 1295 that reflects the important and valued work members of the bargaining unit perform, while respecting the current financial and fiscal realities facing the University and the broader public sector in Ontario.

    Categories: CUPE 1295

  • Contract talks continue with CUPE 1295

    Brock University continues to work towards a new collective agreement with CUPE 1295, which represents full-time and casual maintenance, trades and custodial staff.

    On Thursday, July 28, the University was advised the union asked the provincial conciliator to request a “no-board” report from the provincial Ministry of Labour. The University is hopeful that an agreement can be reached that reflects the important and valued work members of the bargaining unit perform, while respecting the current financial and fiscal realities facing the University and the broader public sector in Ontario.

    Categories: CUPE 1295

  • Conciliation sought in negotiations with CUPE Local 1295

    Representatives from the University and CUPE Local 1295, which represents maintenance, trades and custodial staff at Brock, have been actively bargaining a renewal collective agreement.  The parties have been meeting regularly since the spring, and have made some progress towards reaching a tentative deal.

    The existing collective agreement between the parties expired on April 30, 2022.

    The Union has applied to the Ontario Ministry of Labour and has requested the appointment of a conciliation officer to assist the parties at this stage.  Conciliation is a normal part of the collective bargaining process in Ontario.  A union or employer can apply to the Ontario Ministry of Labour for help in reaching an agreement.

    The University remains committed to reaching a negotiated settlement, and looks forward to continuing discussions with CUPE 1295.

    Further updates will be provided to the community as discussions continue.

    Categories: CUPE 1295

  • Collective agreement with OSSTF ratified

    On May 5th, 2022, the tentative agreement reached between Brock University and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation (OSSTF)  was ratified.

    OSSTF represents administrative and support staff across the University. The three-year agreement is in effect from May 1, 2021 to April 30, 2024.

    A draft of the new collective agreement will be available on the University’s website

    Categories: OSSTF-35

  • Brock and OSSTF reach tentative deal

    Representatives from Brock University and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation (OSSTF) reached a tentative agreement for a renewal collective agreement on Monday, March 28.

    Details of the tentative agreement will be released once it has been ratified by the parties.

    OSSTF represents administrative and support staff across the University and the previous collective agreement expired on April 30, 2021.

    Categories: OSSTF-35

  • Conciliation requested in bargaining with OSSTF

    Representatives from Brock University and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation, Local 35 (OSSTF-35), which represents Office, Clerical, Administrative and Library Support employees, are continuing to actively bargain a renewal collective agreement.

    The existing collective agreement between the parties expired on April 30, 2021 and the parties have met in bargaining on 12 dates since the spring.

    At this time, the University has applied to the Ontario Ministry of Labour to appoint a conciliation officer to assist the parties in reaching a collective agreement. Conciliation is a normal part of the collective bargaining process in Ontario. A union or employer may apply to the Ministry of Labour, and the Ministry will appoint a conciliation officer. That person is a neutral third-party who can provide assistance in reaching a collective agreement.

    The University remains committed to reaching a negotiated settlement, and looks forward to continuing discussions with OSSTF-35. Brock is focused on reaching an agreement that reflects the important work members of the bargaining unit perform, while respecting the current legislation in Ontario and the operational needs of the University.

    Further updates will be provided to the community as discussions continue.

    Categories: OSSTF-35

  • Collective agreement with CUPE 4207-3 ratified

    On March 4th, 2021, the tentative agreement reached between Brock University and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 4207-3 (CUPE 4207-3) was ratified.

    CUPE 4207-3 represents ESL Instructors. The three-year agreement is in effect from July 7th, 2020 to July 6th, 2023.

    A draft of the new collective agreement will be available on the University’s website shortly.

    Categories: CUPE 4207-3

  • Brock and CUPE 4207-3 reached a tentative deal

    Representatives from Brock University and CUPE Local 4207-3 have reached a tentative agreement for a renewal collective agreement. The tentative agreement was reached on January 25th, 2021 and followed negotiations facilitated by a provincially appointed mediator in preceding weeks.

    Details will not be released until the tentative agreement has been ratified by the parties.

    The Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 4207, Unit 3 (CUPE 4207-3), represents ESL Instructors. The previous collective agreement expired on July 6th, 2020.

    Categories: CUPE 4207-3