Faculty and Librarian Collective Agreement

The Collective Agreement between the Faculty Association and the University came into force on July 1, 2019. It expires on June 30, 2022

The Collective Agreement is the contract of employment between the University and the members of the bargaining group represented by the Faculty Association. The bargaining group includes all regular Teaching and Research Stream faculty members; limited-term faculty members with appointments greater than one year; and professional librarians, both regular and limited-term. The Faculty Association is a certified trade union under the BC Labour Relations Code.

The Collective Agreement is primarily administered for the University by Faculty Relations, a unit that operates within the office of and reports to the Vice-President Academic and Provost. If you have questions, please contact  or .

Download the Collective Agreement 

Joint Committee on Administration of the Agreement

Letters of Understanding

Rank July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2022
Lecturer $77,000
Assistant Teaching Professor $80,000
Associate Teaching Professor $94,000
Teaching Professor


Artist-in-Residence $83,000
Assistant Professor $80,000
Associate Professor $94,000
Professor $112,000
Librarian I $65,000
Librarian II $72,000
Librarian III $82,000
Librarian IV $90,000

As per section 50.8 of the Collective Agreement, the across-the-board (ATB) adjustment is not related to the evaulation of performance.

July 1, 2019 1.75%
July 1, 2020 1.75%
July 1, 2021 2.00%

CPI Eligibility and Values:

Rank Eligibility Value as at July 1, 2020 Value as at July 1, 2021
Assistant 0 - 7 years $3,200 $3,400
Associate Promotion to Associate - 17 years $3,000 $3,100
Professor Promotion to Professor - 28 years $2,800 $2,800
Librarian I and II 0 - 7 years $2,880 $3,060
Librarian III Promotion to Librarian III - 17 years $2,700 $2,790
Librarian IV Promotion to Librarian IV - 28 years $2,520 $2,520

PPI Values:

PPI Values Value as at July 1, 2020 Value as at July 1, 2021
Faculty $1,000 $1,500
Librarians $900 $1,350

Please see Article 50 of the Collective Agreement for further information on the salary increment structure.

Group A (odd years) Group B (even years)
Engineering Business
Fine Arts Education
Human & Social Development Humanities
Libraries Law
Social Sciences Medical Science
Academic Administrators Science

Please see sections 50.24 - 50.26 of the Collective Agreement for more information on the biennial evaluation process.