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 current collective agreement between the University of Victoria and CUPE 4163 (Components 1 & 2) expired August 31, 2019. Members of the bargaining team look forward to collegial negotiations and a mutually satisfactory conclusion.

Latest updates

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

Fall bargaining dates tentatively set

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