CUPE 4163 (Components 1 & 2) bargaining

Employees comprising three component groups, known as the University of Victoria’s educational employees, each with separate collective agreement language, are represented by CUPE 4163 (Components 1 & 2) in collective bargaining with the University of Victoria. Component 1 represents the university's teaching assistants, lab instructors, computer lab assistants, and academic assistants. Component 2 represents second-language instructors in the English language centre and French language program and cultural assistants.

CUPE 4163 (1 & 2) represents approximately 1,680 employees (205 FTE positions). The former collective agreement between the University of Victoria and CUPE 4163 (Components 1 & 2) expired August 31, 2019. 

Latest updates

Agreement ratified between UVic and Components 1 and 2 of CUPE Local 4163

On March 5, a new collective agreement was ratified between the University of Victoria and Components 1 & 2 of CUPE Local 4163. A summary of this agreement will be published soon.

Fall bargaining dates tentatively set

Negotiations are set to begin the week of Sept. 16, with dates scheduled through the fall semester.