CUPE Local 3912 resolves ‘Bargaining in Bad Faith’ complaint against Dalhousie University

(Halifax) – The union representing 1,600 Part-time Academics, Instructors, Teaching Assistants, Markers and Demonstrators at Dalhousie University has resolved a Bargaining in Bad Faith complaint against their employer.

“The Parties reached a settlement on May 29th,” CUPE National Representative Marianne Welsh said. “The bad faith bargaining complaint has been withdrawn, and CUPE Local 3912 will represent Part-time Academics and Teaching Assistants at Dalhousie’s Faculty of Agriculture in Truro effective September 1st. Obviously, we are very pleased with this outcome.”

“With the Labour Board matter resolved, the Parties were able to reach a tentative agreement last week,” CUPE Local 3912 President Steve Cloutier said. “The Union will be scheduling a ratification meeting for our members in September.” CUPE 3912’s current collective agreement expired August 31, 2012.

For information:

Marianne Welsh, CUPE National Representative | 902.818.4125 (m)
Steve Cloutier, President, CUPE 3912 | 902.440.4549 (m)
David Loan, CUPE Communications | 613.301.7468 (m)