Bargaining

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CUPE 917

CUPE 917 includes the athletic department, food services, grounds maintenace and janitorial employees, secuirty officers and trades people.

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CUPE 951

CUPE 951 includes office employees, library assistant, technicians and child care workers.

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CUPE 4163 (Components 1 & 2)

CUPE 4163 (1 & 2) includes teaching assistants, lab assistants, French and English language instructors, and community leaders.

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CUPE 4163 (Component 3)

CUPE 4163 (3) includes sessional instructors and music performance instructors.

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Faculty Association

The Faculty Association includes regular faculty, senior instructors, limited-term faculty appointments and librarians.

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Professional Employees Association (PEA)

The PEA includes administrative and academic professional employees.

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Information about bargaining at UVic

This site is intended to provide background on:

In 2014, the university began bargaining with its unions (four CUPE locals, the Professional Employees Association and the Faculty Association) and reached agreement with PEA on a new collective agreement including, among other things, the introduction of a direct pay benefits card.

The bargaining groups

This site contains background information on each of the bargaining groups. The six groups involved in bargaining this year include:

As in the past, all public sector bargaining must be conducted in conformity with the provincial bargaining mandate established by the provincial government. We are currently governed by the "Economic Stability" provincial bargaining mandate. Information about this mandate is available on the Public Sector Employers' Council website.