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Human Resources

Labour Relations

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..."

OPSEU Collective Agreement 2018-2022       

Updated Schedule A (to include bi-weekly pay amounts):
2019-2020  2020-2021  2021-2022


Union Contact:
Adele Devlin
President OPSEU Local 365

OPSEU Local 365 Website
OPSEU Website

CUPE Unit 1 (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."

CUPE 1 Collective Agreement 2016-2019

CUPE Unit 2 (Local: 3908)

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.

CUPE 2 Collective Agreement 2017-2021

Union Contact:
Mitch Champagne
President CUPE Local 3908

CUPE Local 3908 Website

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.

TUFA Collective Agreement 2016-2019

Union Contact: 
Marcus Harvey
TUFA Executive Director

TUFA Website

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