Faculty and Librarian Collective Agreement

The Collective Agreement between the Faculty Association and the University came into force on June 5, 2015.  It expires on June 30, 2019.

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 faculty members (including Assistant Professors, Associate Professors, Professors, Assistant and Associate Teaching Professors, and Teaching Professors); artists-in-residence; 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
1 May 16*
1 Jul 16
1 May 17*
1 Jul 17
1 May 18*
1 Jul 18
Lecturer $71,018 $71,373 $72,337 $72,698

$73,716

$74,085
Assistant Teaching Professor $74,062 $74,432 $75,437 $75,814 $76,876 $77,260
Associate Teaching Professor $85,222 $85,648 $86,804 $87,238 $88,459 $88,902
Teaching Professor $94,353 $94,824 $96,105 $96,585 $97,937

$98,427

Artist-in-Residence $74,062 $74,432 $75,437 $75,814 $76,876 $77,260
Assistant Professor $74,062 $74,432 $75,437 $75,814 $76,876 $77,260
Associate Professor $86,236 $86,668 $87,838 $88,277 $88,277 $89,960
Professor $104,498 $105,021 $106,438 $106,971 $108,468 $109,011
Librarian I $58,844 $59,138 $59,936 $60,236 $61,079 $61,385
Librarian II $62,902 $63,216 $64,070 $64,390 $65,292 $65,618
Librarian III $72,033 $72,393 $73,370 $73,737 $74,769 $75,143
Librarian IV $79,135 $79,530 $80,604 $81,007 $82,141 $82,552
*As per section 63.6 of the Collective Agreement, salary floors will increase effective July 1 by the total amount of the basic adjustment that has occurred during the preceding academic year.

As per section 63.9 of the Collective Agreement, the basic adjustment is an across-the-board adjustment and is not related to the evaulation of performance.

Year 1 May 1 July
2014 - 0%
2015 - 1%
2016 0% + ESD of 0.45% 0.5%
2017 1% + ESD of 0.35% 0.5%
2018 1% + ESD of 0.4% 0.5%
2019 1% + ESD of 0.75%

The Economic Stability Dividend (ESD) denotes a formula by which employees receive general wage increases equal to half of any percentage gain in real GDP above the Economic Forecast Council's forecast.  For further details, please see Appendix A of the Collective Agreement.

Year Faculty CPI Faculty MI Librarian CPI Librarian MI
2014/15 $945 $730 $835 $615
2015/16 $945 $730 $835 $615
2016/17 $1,245 $730 $1,100 $615
2017/18 $1,245 $730 $1,100 $615
2018/19 $1,245 $730 $1,100 $615


Please see section 63.12 of the Collective Agreement for further information on CPIs and MIs.

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 section 19.30 of the Collective Agreement for more information on the biennial evaluation process.