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Trent University Staff Agreement - Tentative Agreement Reached

Joint News Release

OPSEU Local 365 and Trent University

Thursday, November 22, 2007

Negotiating teams for Trent University and OPSEU Local 365 reached a tentative settlement on a new collective agreement, which will be retroactive to July 1, 2007.

On November 21, after a day of intensive bargaining facilitated by a mediator, the parties reached a tentative agreement.  Both teams have agreed to recommend the tentative settlement to their respective parties.  It is expected that a meeting will be held for members of OPSEU local 365 to ratify the agreement as soon as possible. The settlement is also subject to ratification by the University's Board of Governors.

Details of the tentative agreement will be released through joint communiqués after ratification.

OPSEU Local 365 represents over 370 staff at Trent University.

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For information contact:

Brittany Cadence, Communications Officer, 748-1011, ext. 6185