Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE)

May 13, 2014 14:11 ET

Part-time faculty at SMU, MSVU ratify new CUPE contracts

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwired - May 13, 2014) - Part-time faculty and lab instructors at two Halifax universities have ratified new collective agreements.

CUPE National Representative Marianne Welsh says "Members of Local 3912 at Mount Saint Vincent University (MSVU) and Saint Mary's University (SMU) have ratified four-year agreements. The contracts run retroactively from September 01, 2012 through to August 31, 2016."

Says Welsh, "Both agreements were concluded with the assistance of Conciliation Services and were strongly endorsed by the membership."

Local 3912 represents part-time faculty and lab instructors at MSVU and part-time faculty at SMU.

Contact Information

  • Marianne Welsh
    CUPE National Representative
    (902) 818-4125 (m)

    Steve Cloutier
    President, CUPE 3912
    (902) 440-4549 (m)

    John McCracken
    CUPE Communications
    (902) 455-4180 (o)