CUPE 917 bargaining

Employees in trades, the athletics department, grounds workers, security officers, facility attendants and janitorial, maintenance and food service workers among others are represented in collective bargaining by CUPE 917, representing approximately 900 staff (440 FTE positions).

The current collective agreement between the University of Victoria and CUPE 917 expired March 31, 2019. Members of the bargaining team look forward to collegial negotiations and a mutually satisfactory conclusion.

Latest updates

Fall bargaining dates tentatively set

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