Labour Update

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Bargaining underway for renewal of 2019-2022 collective agreement

UFV met with the Faculty and Staff Association three times in March. Further meetings are scheduled for the end of April, with seven days scheduled over the next two months. There have been settlements in the post-secondary sector and many colleges and universities are progressing with negotiations. 285,000 of 390,000 unionized employees in BC (73%) […]

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 […]