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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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]