Union, St. Catharine’s college attain settlement on weekend

Union, St. Catharine’s college attain settlement on weekend

By Don Redmond

Printed August 22, 2022 at 9:37 am

Union, St. Catharine’s college attain settlement on weekend

With the varsity 12 months approaching, it got here all the way down to the wire however Brock College and the union that represents custodians, tradespersons and grounds crews have a tentative settlement that they inked over the weekend.

Friday (August 19) was initially meant to be the ultimate day of negotiations between the college, which has campuses in St. Catharines and Thorold, and CUPE 1295 however the two sides sensed they have been getting nearer and saved going on the desk.

The current deal is taken into account tentative just because the union has to assessment it with their 150 members whereas the college has to current it to their Board of Trustees.

“We worth the work of our colleagues in supporting the tutorial mission and pupil expertise at Brock,” mentioned Ken Chan, Vice-President, Administration.

“Brock and CUPE have reached a good collective settlement that displays the significance of the contributions of members of the bargaining unit.”

CUPE 1295 got here away equally proud of the negotiations.

“I’m happy with the dedication our members confirmed all all through a tricky spherical of negotiations,” mentioned Ken McClelland, president of CUPE 1295.

“Their solidarity was key to reaching a deal that values the contribution they make to life at Brock.”


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