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PSAC – Research Capacity Unit

March 2019 – The University of Winnipeg is pleased to announce that the Public Service Alliance of Canada and the University have reached agreement on a first collective agreement with the Research Capacity Unit.

This bargaining unit consists of employees classified as Research Assistants, Senior Research Assistants, Research Associates and Senior Research Associates. The agreement, which was ratified by members of the bargaining unit on February 11, 2019, extends to March 31, 2023 and provides moderate increases to employees who have not received a wage increase for several years. Details will be provided in the collective agreement, which will be released soon.

PSAC – Academic Capacity Bargaining Unit

January 2020 – The University of Winnipeg is pleased to announce that the Public Service Alliance of Canada and the University have reached agreement on a second collective agreement with the Academic Capacity Unit. Members of this bargaining unit, which consists of employees classified as Teaching Assistants, Markers, Lab Demonstrators, and Tutors, ratified the agreement on November 29, 2019. The contract provides for General Salary Increases of 3.5% over 5 years, which is representative of the economic climate the University is operating within and consistent with the University’s Strategic Direction regarding financial resilience and sustainability. Additionally, there were changes to various governance articles in the Collective Agreement.

https://www.uwinnipeg.ca/hr/docs/other/collective-agreements/psac-ac-2018-to-2023.pdf

 

AESES Bargaining Unit

The University of Winnipeg is pleased to announce that employees represented by the Association of Employees Supporting Education Services (AESES) have ratified a new Collective Agreement.  The Agreement is a 4.5-year contract which is retroactive to March 29, 2015 and extends to September 24, 2019.  The contract provides for General Salary Increases of 7.5% over the timeframe, along with changes to various governance articles in the Collective Agreement. 

PSAC – ELP Instructors Bargaining Unit

The University of Winnipeg is pleased to announce that employees represented by the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) ratified a new Collective Agreement on January 25, 2018. The Agreement is a 5-year contract which is retroactive to January 1, 2016 and extends to December 31, 2020. The contract provides for General Salary Increases of 3.75% over the timeframe, which is representative of the economic climate the University is operating within and consistent with the University’s Strategic Direction regarding financial resilience and sustainability. Additionally there were changes to various governance articles in the Collective Agreement.

UWFA – Contract Academic Staff Unit

The University of Winnipeg Faculty Association and The University of Winnipeg have reached agreement on a 4-year collective agreement with the Contract Academic Staff bargaining unit.  The proposal, which was ratified by the Members on June 30, provides for a 4-year Collective Agreement, with increases of 7% over the 4 years.

UWFA – Regular Academic Staff Unit

The University of Winnipeg Faculty Association and The University of Winnipeg have reached agreement on a 4.5-year collective agreement with the Regular Academic Staff bargaining unit. The proposal, which was ratified by the Members on July 29, 2016, provides for increases of 7% over the 4.5 years.