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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BC Labour Relations Board Hearing update

As you may know, UFV and the UFV Faculty and Staff Association (FSA) recently participated in a BC Labour Relations Board (LRB) hearing. The hearing was initiated by the FSA who alleged the university interfered with the administration of the FSA and committed unfair labour practices towards the FSA. The university disputed these allegations. The […]

Maximum workload for teaching faculty

Dear UFV faculty, On Friday March 24, the Faculty and Staff Association circulated a Bulletin to all B, Limited Term and sessional faculty which stated that it was the Association’s position that the annual maximum workload limits described in Step 7 of Article 18.14 of the 2014-19 Collective Agreement were not to be applied until […]

UFV and FSA reach agreement through mediation

Dear Colleagues: UFV and the FSA have reached agreement on a grievance after attending mediation sessions held on February 9 and 10. These sessions were held to address the FSA’s grievance on whether the Letters of Agreement (LOAs) on Department Head and Summer Semester issues continue to apply. As a result of the agreement, UFV will […]

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 […]