Carleton reaches tentative agreement with contract instructors, TAs still on strike


After a week of strike action, the union representing contract instructors at Carleton University has reached a tentative agreement with the university administration. CUPE Local 4600 President Noreen Cauley-Le Fevre and Carleton VP Academic Jerry Tomberlin issued a joint statement about the settlement that indicated the agreement details would be communicated by their respective bargaining teams in due course. Contract instructors – who make up unit two of CUPE 4600 –resumed teaching on Thursday. Teaching assistants, research assistants, and service assistants – who make up unit one of CUPE 4600 – have yet to reach an agreement and will reportedly remain on the picket lines.

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