Labour Update

UFV is committed to ensuring the campus community as a whole has information about ongoing labour relations at our university. To support this, we will regularly share updates on this website.

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UFV-FSA Collective Agreement Finalized

Following the UFV Board of Governors approval on August 5, the FSA membership ratified the new collective agreement on September 23. As the final step, the Post Secondary Employers Association approved the collective agreement on October 3. The agreement spans 2014 to 2019. Pay adjustments associated with the new agreement will be processed on UFV’s October […]

UFV Board of Governors ratifies tentative collective agreement

The UFV Board of Governors met earlier this month to review the proposed collective agreement between UFV and the FSA. The Board has unanimously voted in favour of this agreement. The Board sincerely thanks the UFV and FSA bargaining teams for their work to reach this tentative agreement. Long hours and dedication have resulted in […]

UFV and FSA reach tentative agreement

UFV Community, On Tuesday, June 28, UFV and the FSA reached a tentative collective agreement through mediation. We greatly appreciate the considerable effort and work by both bargaining teams and everyone involved throughout this process. As per protocol, the FSA will release the details of this new revised tentative agreement to its members at a […]

UFV and FSA in mediation at the Labour Relations Board

UFV Community, On Wednesday, May 11, UFV and the FSA engaged in the first of two scheduled days of mediation at the Labour Relations Board in Vancouver. Requesting mediation when the parties are unable to resolve their differing positions is the right of either party during the course of negotiations. The mediator promotes objectivity and […]

Collective bargaining will continue in April

UFV Community, Negotiations for the new collective agreement resumed February 25, and since that time, the UFV and FSA bargaining teams have been meeting regularly. This week we worked intensely, with the view to conclude negotiations by the end of this month. At the end of the last session at 1:30 a.m. March 31, the […]