Two main unions representing greater than 73,000 academics are placing their deliberate strikes on maintain, as they think about the most recent authorities proposal.
In a launch Friday night, the Fédération des syndicats de l’enseignement (FSE), and the Quebec Provincial Affiliation of Lecturers (QPAT) mentioned they obtained a brand new proposal, which they are going to be submitting to their members for assessment.
Lecturers with the unions had gone on strike final week, to precise dissatisfaction with collective bargaining negotiations with the province which have gone on for greater than a yr.
They had been set to strike once more on April 27, however that strike has now been placed on maintain.
The teams say they can not name this an settlement in precept, as not all of their calls for have been addressed.
“Opposite to what the minister mentioned, we’re not signing something with a smile,” FSE-CSQ President Josée Scalabrini and QPAT President Heidi Yetman wrote in a joint assertion.
“What’s at the moment on the desk doesn’t totally meet our expectations. It’s due to this fact as much as our members to evaluate this as a complete.”
The teams say that whereas the brand new proposal addresses some wage considerations, it doesn’t “lighten the workload to the extent that academics had been in search of.”