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Company Overview of Wilfrid Laurier University

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75 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3C5


Founded in 1911



Key Executives for Wilfrid Laurier University

President and Vice-Chancellor
Dean of Science
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Wilfrid Laurier University Key Developments

Wilfrid Laurier University Appoints Carlo Chiarello as CEO of the Lazaridis Institute

A former BlackBerry executive has been appointed CEO of the Lazaridis Institute for the Management of Technology Enterprises at Wilfrid Laurier University. Carlo Chiarello, who most recently was chief product officer of Powermat Technologies in Israel, was hired after an extensive search. Before joining Powermat, Chiarello worked at BlackBerry for 11 years, holding several executive roles, most recently as executive vice-president of the handset division.

Wilfrid Laurier University Board of Governors Approves New CUPE Contract

Wilfrid Laurier University's board of governors has approved a new contract with the union representing custodial, trades and groundskeeping staff. The new three-year deal between the university and Local 926 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees is retroactive to July 1, 2015 and expires June 30, 2018. The local represents about 110 employees at Laurier's Waterloo campus and its Kitchener location. Members went on strike July 10, 2016 reached a tentative agreement on July 15, 2016, ratified the deal on July 17, 2016 and returned to work on July 18, 2016. Local 926 members will also see changes to pension and post-retirement benefits that have already been agreed to by other unions at Laurier. Members retiring on or after Jan. 1, 2018 will be subject to the new cost-sharing structure for their post-retirement benefits. Local 926 members will see a 1.5% pay increase in each year of the three-year contract, plus 0.5% increases next January, next July and in Jan. 2018 as an offset to the pension and benefit cost changes.

CUPE 926 Reaches Tentative Agreement with Wilfrid Laurier University

Striking custodians, groundskeepers and trades, members of Local 926 of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE 926) reached a tentative agreement with their employer, Wilfrid Laurier University. The tentative agreement came on the heels of an intense day of protests outside the campus and a flurry of afternoon negotiations between the two sides, aided by a Provincially-appointed conciliation officer. The members of CUPE 926 were forced to take strike action July 10 after the University took the extreme step of ending negotiations and unilaterally imposing terms on union members. Members are expected to review the proposed tentative agreement on July 17, 2016. Details of the proposed tentative agreement will not be disclosed until members have had an opportunity to review its contents and vote on whether or not to accept the terms of the agreement.

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