Collective Agreement


The current collective agreement is posted below in two formats - the first contains internal hyperlinks to facilitate cross-referencing within the document. An indexed version of the Agreement is in preparation and will be posted shortly. 

 Collective Agreement 2013-2016 (doc)  

  1 July, 2013 - 30 June, 2016 


 Collective Agreement 2013-2016 (pdf) 

  1 July, 2013 - 30 June, 2016



 Changes to the salary scale are determined according to an annual parity calculation and are set one minute before midnight on June 30th.  A copy of the base salary scale and most recent adjustment are linked below. 


TUFA Salary scale

    1 July 2016


MOU Parity

    7 July 2015


TUFA and the University's Administration have agreed to other Letters (LoU), Memoranda (MoA, MoU), or Minutes of Settlement (MoS) that provide shared interpretations of specific sections of the Collective Agreement, or reflect agreement on related issues not specifically contemplated by the parties in bargaining. Such documents constitute our overarching agreement with the employer and are linked below. To protect members' privacy, settlement agreements specific to individuals are not posted to the website.


LOU - Suspension of Grievance Timelines

    15 July 2015


LOU - Article iv.4 Teaching Support Fund

    31 July 2014



Pension Agreements


RPP Contributory Pension Plan for TUFA Employees

   Effective 1 July, 1998


RPP Amendments

   Effective 1 July, 2005


SRA Amended and Restated Supplemental Retirement Arrangement for Members of the Contributory Pension Plan for TUFA Employees

   Effective 1 July, 2005


ARA Aggregate Retirement Arrangement for TUFA Members of the RPP and the SRA

   Effective 1 July, 2005



Insurable Benefits Arrangement


 TUFA Benefits Booklet

   Effective 1 December, 2014



Previous Collective Agreements


 Agreement 1 July, 2012 to 30 June, 2013


Changes to the academic structure of Trent University in 2010/11 required an agreement between the Union and Employer as to the proper articulation of the ratified collective agreement after September 1, 2010. The language in the following Appendix replaced the corresponding language in the Collective Agreement. 


Appendix - 19 January, 2011 - 30 June, 2012

Agreement - 1 July, 2009 to 30 June, 2012   

Extension - 30 June, 2008 to 30 June, 2009

Agreement - 1 July, 2005 -  30 June, 2008

Agreement - 1 July, 2002 - 30 June, 2005







April 11th, 2017