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Carleton postdocs secure first contract

Postdoctoral researchers at Carleton University ratified their first collective agreement on February 26, 2016.

The two-year deal contains a number of improvements, including wage increases, enhanced benefits, and academic freedom protections.

"This first contract is a significant achievement, and the Carleton University Postdoctoral Association and its members are to be congratulated for their perseverance and determination over a long set of difficult negotiations," said Robin Vose, CAUT President.

CUPA, a member of CAUT, began negotiations with the University in April 2014.

For more information, go to PSAC News Releases website.

Media contact:

Angela Regnier, former Communications Officer, Canadian Association of University Teachers