MAIN UNIT – Tentative Agreement 2022

The full text of the tentative agreement is provided after the summary. To jump directly to the text, click here (the text is presented in the language in which it was negotiated). 


Summary of the Main Unit Tentative Agreement

Monetary Gains

Reimbursement – Technological Expenses

Members with a teaching contract for the academic year 2022-2023 who, since March 15, 2020, have not claimed the maximum $500 grant during the COVID period, can claim a reimbursement up to $500 for technological equipment incurred in relation to employment duties of the Academic and Professional Development Fund (APDF) from the Parties’ date of ratification until December 31, 2022.

Rates of Pay


1All rates include 4% vacation pay and holiday pay.

2 Refers to courses taught in the Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute and the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures.

3 Hourly rate.

4 Hourly rate for technology training programs offered by TLSS (as per article 5.1.4.3) ,and other university non-legislated training with prior approval of the appropriate authority.

5 Effective on the date of the ratification of the collective agreement.

Experience Grid

Effective September 1, 2024

1.4 Supplement for seniority-based teaching experience for basic rate 3-credit courses at the University of Ottawa.

Member Seniority Points as defined by Article 5.8.1a) and as acquired on June 30 of the previous academic yearSupplement per Basic Rate 3-credit course per Member (including LTAs)      ($)
0 – 5.00
5.01 – 10.0050
10.01 – 20.00100
20.01 – 30.00150
30.01 – 40.00200
40.01 – 50.00250
50.01 – 60.00300
60.01 – 70.00350
70.01 – 80.00400
80.01 – 90.00450
90.01 +500

2021-2022 ACADEMIC YEAR

  • a.5.2.2.2 c) – Compensation for student accommodations – increase from $200 to $250;
  • a.10.1.5 – Monthly reimbursement of internet fees for online courses – increase from $15 to $30;
  • a.3.5.5 – Automatic compensation for members who serve on health and safety committees.

2022-2023 ACADEMIC YEAR

  • a.10.12.4: Increase of the Tuition Fee Credit Plan from $60,000 to $74,000;
  • a.10.10.3: Increase the Academic and Professional Development Fund (APDF) from $230,000 to $250,000.

2023-2024 ACADEMIC YEAR

  • a.10.12.4: Increase of the Tuition Fee Credit Plan from $74,000 to $88 000;
  • a.10.10.3: Increase the Academic and Professional Development Fund (APDF) from $250,000 to $275 000.

2024-2025 ACADEMIC YEAR

  • a.10.12.4: Increase of the Tuition Fee Credit Plan from $88 000 to $100 000;
  • a.10.10.3: Increase the Academic and Professional Development Fund (APDF) from $275 000 to $300 000;
  • a.3.13.1 – Increase compensation for union service from 7 to 9 courses of 3 credits;
  • Technological equipment fund : an amount not exceeding $100,000 of the APDF will be set aside for technological equipment grants in relation to employment duties.

 

Non-Monetary Gains

  • Better access to library resources (30 days before the start of a first course at the university
  • Eligibility of members for the university’s employee assistance program, including telemedicine
  • Improved information exchange from the employer so that the Association can better represent its members and defend their rights
  • Increase in the number of long-term appointments with an open-ended contract (44 LTA with an open-ended contract)
  • Increase in the number of long-term appointments (120 LTAs)
  • Sharing information with LTAs during the contract renewal process
  • Tasks of the LTAs established in May for the following academic year 
  • Letter of Understanding to find a more functional office for the Association
  • Letter of Understanding to promote equity, diversity and inclusion
  • Letter of Understanding  to analyze the impact of student evaluations
  • Improvement of the process for the management of the Academic and Professional  Development Fund (APDF) 

Main Unit – Tentative Agreement

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