Full-time faculty at Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo have reached agreements with their employers. The new agreement at Waterloo runs for a three year term, and includes yearly increases of 1.95, 1.95, and 1.5 per cent. The agreement also contains provisions for a joint employer/employee committee to investigate possible salary inequities within […]

Faculty at the University of St. Michael’s college reached a tentative agreement with the employer on Feb. 6, 2015. Ratification by faculty and the Collegium (akin to a Board of Governors) are expected in the next few weeks. The faculty at St. Michael’s – represented by the University of Toronto Faculty Association (UTFA) – was […]

Faculty at Brock University have ratified their new agreement with the employer. The deal, which will run until June 30, 2017, was approved on August 29, 2014. The university’s Board of Governors ratified the agreement on August 25, 2014. The Brock University Faculty Association (BUFA) was able to secure provisions to protect the quality of […]

Contract faculty at Algoma University have ratified their new collective agreement. After a difficult round of bargaining, the new deal gives senior contract faculty access to the pension plan, while introducing a new step pay system. Non-monetary gains include a new policy committees charged with clearly defining the step-by-step processes for hiring and evaluations. The […]

Faculty at Trent University have reached a tentative settlement with their employer. Details of the agreement are still confidential pending a ratification vote. On June 5, 2014, Contract Academic Staff at St. Jerome’s ratified a new agreement alongside the Board of Governors. The new agreement runs until April 2018. A primary goal of the St. […]

Contract Academic Staff at Wilfrid Laurier University reached a tentative deal last Tuesday after a mediation session with William Kaplan. The ratification vote is scheduled for Monday, December 2, 2013 and will run until December 6th. OCUFA Report will have more details after the vote is complete. As part of the bargaining strategy, the faculty association […]

The St. Jerome’s University Academic Staff Association (SJUASA) reached a tentative settlement on October 21st. The agreement was ratified by the Association, with 96 per cent voting in favour, on October 24, 2013. The five-year deal includes annual ATB increases of 3% in the first two years, and for the following years, the higher of: University […]

On August 29, 2013, the Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa (APUO) ratified their new collective agreement, with 98 per cent voting in favour of the deal. Following the ratification, the APUO sent this message to their membership: We wish to thank our members for the strong and continued support given to us […]

The Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa (APUO) have reached a tentative agreement with the administration of the University of Ottawa. After a difficult round of bargaining, and exceptional mobilization and support of APUO’s membership, the tentative deal was reached on August 4, 2013. The proposed deal contains solid improvements for benefits and salary, […]

The McMaster University Faculty Association (MUFA) has ratified a new, four-year agreement with their administration. The new deal includes a 1% pension offset in year one; a lump sum of $1250 and a 1% pension offset in year two; and 1.5% increases in year three and four, with lump sums of $1850 and $1925 respectively. […]

On June 3, 2012, the University of Toronto Faculty Association (UTFA) reached a tentative agreement with the administration. The three-year deal includes across-the-board increases and temporary enhancements to progress-through-the-ranks worth 7.14 per cent over the course of the agreement. It also contain improvements to health benefits and increases sabbatical pay to 90 percent for people […]

The Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty Association (WLUFA) reached a tentative agreement with the Laurier’s administration at 3:00 a.m., March 2, 2012 after two full days of mediation. Planning is now underway for ratification meetings in Waterloo and Brantford. We will publish details of the settlement once it is approved by WLUFA’s membership. This article originally appeared […]