At the November 6 , 2013 meeting, the university presented the content of a letter of agreement about the separation of food and dining from residences, resulting in two different structural units. Until now, food and dining was a sub-section of residences.
At the October 23, 2013 meeting, the parties reached a tentative agreement after in-depth discussions on the implications of separating food and dining from residences. Discussions led to several exchanges and proposals.
At the October 24, 2013 bargaining session, the parties wrapped up discussions on grievances and arbitration procedures. After a review of the proposed wording for these articles, they were ratified and the modified versions of these two articles will be included in each of the collective agreements of these bargaining units.