On March 26, 2014, the parties discussed the implementation steps of a contemplated change in pay frequency, from weekly to bi-weekly. The union voiced its concerns and indicated it is not in favor of such a change under the present conditions.
The parties met on March 21, 2014 and discussed the topic of proportionality of certain benefits, applicable to temporary employees in trades and powerhouse at Macdonald campus. The university presented its rationale behind the contemplated changes and proposed conditions.
The parties met on March 13, 2014 where they continued to discuss the application and wording of the overtime clauses relating to the three collective agreements of the trades and powerhouse bargaining units.