Bargaining Units


OPSEU (Local: 365)


"The University recognizes the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) as the sole bargaining agent for all non-academic employees of Trent University in the City of Peterborough, and any of its locations in Ontario where bargaining unit work of the University is being performed, save and except supervisors and persons above the rank of supervisor, employees for whom any trade union held bargaining rights as of May 27, 1993..."

Current Agreement OPSEU 2015-2018


OPSEU Seniority List
as at December 31, 2016


OPSEU Local 365


Union Contact:

Adele Devlin

President OPSEU Local 365


CUPE (Local: 3908)


In accordance with OLRB Certificate Number 2967-84-R; "All part-time employees of Trent University engaged in teaching, demonstrating, tutoring, marking, save and except employees in bargaining units for which any trade union held bargaining rights as of Feb.5th,1985, and persons who are registered students of the University."

Current Agreement CUPE 1 2016-2019


The Employer recognizes the Union as the sole and exclusive bargaining agent for all employees
registered as students at Trent University who are regularly employed for not more than 24 hours
per week as Teaching Assistants, Academic Assistants, Markers, Proctors, Lab Demonstrators or
Lab Advisors in the Academic Programs at Peterborough and at the Oshawa locations, save and
except any employees for whom a trade union held bargaining rights on March 17, 1998.


Current Agreement CUPE 2   2017- 2021

CUPE Local 3908


CUPE Local 3908 Unit 2


Union Contact:

Diane Therrien

President CUPE Local 3908

TUFA (Trent University Faculty Association)


In accordance with OLRB certificate number 1594-79-R;

All Academic Staff and Professional Librarian appointments save and except:

  • Sessional faculty
  • Professional librarian appointments teaching one and one-half courses or less
  • The President
  • Vice-Presidents
  • Deans
  • Associate Deans
  • Registrar
  • Associate Registrars
  • Assistant to the President
  • College Heads
  • The University librarian or the Director of the library
  • Faculty members on the Board of Governors
  • Faculty and professional librarian appointments employed at Trent for a term of 2 years or less while on leave from other employers.

Current Agreement TUFA 2016-2019


TUFA (Trent University Faculty Association)

Union Contact:

Marcus Harvey

TUFA Executive Director

Additional Resources:


Contact Information :


Dana Large
Manager, Human Resources & Labour Relations
(705) 748-1011, ext. 7570

Nicole McKeen
Job Evaluation & Labour Relations Advisor
(705) 748-1011, ext. 7679

Stephanie Williams
Associate Vice-President Human Resources
(705) 748-1011, ext. 7591