3. The trade union and the university shall recognise the right of workers to work in an environment free from harassment, in accordance with this Article and university policy. In the event that an employee is accused of harassment through this collective agreement or the Office of Institutional Equity, and if measures to transfer the employee are contemplated, the university will inform the employee that he or she may have union representation during the discussion about the possibility of such a transfer. In addition, the university reaffirms its commitment to meet the average weekly work expectations of GSIs and other obligations that are set out in the collective agreement with regard to the provision of replacement coverage to international PhD students who, under VISA status, are unable to fulfill their GSI/GSSA employment obligations. “We are delighted that GEO has ratified the agreement by an overwhelming majority because it is really important to put its members back in the classroom and take care of the needs of our students,” said Fitzgerald. “It was our goal throughout this process to put GEO members back in the classroom.” 4. The time limits set at each stage of the procedure may be extended by mutual written agreement of the parties at that stage, with the exception that the deadline for filing the first stage may be extended only by the Chair or representative of the Department (or at an equivalent level of the supervisory authority) and a representative of the Union. b. By mutual agreement between the worker and his unit of employment, a worker who has been appointed for the entire duration of the appointment referred to in Article VIII.A. maintain employment authorization, remain on unpaid parental leave (i.e. B without charge or remuneration, but with a permanent right to waive tuition fees and university health care contributions) until the predetermined date of appointment. Under these conditions, the following provisions apply: GEO members voted in favour of ratifying a new three-year agreement. The terms of the new agreement will apply from 1 May 2020 to 30 April 2023.
Learn more about the university`s record. The University and the Trade Union acknowledge that during the negotiations that led to this Agreement, each has had the full right and opportunity to make demands and proposals concerning any object or object that is not legally removed from the scope of collective bargaining, and that the agreements and understandings concluded by the parties after the exercise of this right and possibility, are defined in this Agreement. Although the university has filed a complaint of unfair labor practices against the union, its update says it would withdraw the charge and would not punish employees involved in the strike if an agreement could be reached and the strike ended. A complaint is a disagreement resulting from the duration and duration of this Agreement on compliance with the provisions of this Agreement. A complaint is limited to the following types of disagreement: j. . . .