At the bargaining session of June 6 the parties firmed up three negotiation dates for meetings to be carried out until July 11. Tentative dates were also set from August 22 and thereafter at the pace of two weeks on and one week off. Those dates will be firmed up at the next meeting. The parties signed off on the articles relating to intellectual property and conduct of research, union activities and labour relations committee. Discussions were held on job postings, appointments and probationary period. No agreement was reached on these elements and discussions will continue at the next meeting to be held on June 13.
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