The University Pension Plan (UPP)

More Good News! The University Pension Plan (UPP) We are very pleased to announce that all six membership groups that comprise the labour-side founders of the University Pension Plan (UPP), have overwhelmingly voted in favour of the UPP. USW Local 2010 (Staff; Queen’s): 96.4% voted Yes USW Local 4120 (Staff; Guelph): […]

Tentative Agreement Reached

After 4 straight days of negotiations this week, USW Local 2010 and the Employer reached tentative agreements on many of the issues that were being bargained. These issues, subject to ratification by the Parties, include the proposed conversion from the current Queen’s Pension Plan (QPP) to the new University Pension Plan […]

No USMCA Before Tariffs Lifted: Steelworkers

The federal government must acknowledge the crisis facing Canada’s steel and aluminum industries and refuse to sign the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) unless American ‘national security’ tariffs are permanently repealed, the United Steelworkers (USW) says. “The Canadian government already lost one opportunity to cancel these absurd tariffs when it failed to do so in […]