Government of Canada

Multiprovince (180 university professors, lecturers) and the Canadian Military Colleges Faculty Association (CMCFA)

Government of Canada
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Renewal agreement: Effective July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2022. Ratified on Aug. 12, 2019. Signed on Aug. 30, 2019.

Paid holidays: 10 days.

Vacations with pay: 12.5 hours per month to start, 13.75 hours per month after 16 years, 14.375 hours per month after 17 years, 15.625 hours per month after 18 years. Employee who has completed 6 months of employment may receive advance of credits equivalent to anticipated credits for vacation year. Employees are expected to take all vacation leave during vacation year in which it is earned (however, unused portion of employee’s vacation-leave credits, maximum 300 hours, will be carried over into following vacation year). Employees will be credited 1-time entitlement of 37.5 hours of vacation leave on first day of month following anniversary of employee’s second year of service.

Medical benefits: Employer pays 100% of premiums for employee wellness support program.

Sick leave: 9.375 hours for each month in which employee receives pay for at least 75 hours. Employee who has insufficient sick leave credits to cover leave may be given repayable advance of credits, maximum 13 weeks. Employees are entitled to carry over maximum 3 days of unused credits remaining at end of year, for use in following year.

Discipline: Sunset clause is 2 years or 4 years for any verbal or written reprimand documents or statements related to disciplinary action.

Severance: 2 weeks’ pay after 1 year of service; 3 weeks’ pay after 10 years or service; 4 weeks’ pay (plus 1 week for each additional year of service) after 20 years of service for first layoff. 1 week’s pay for each year of service for second and subsequent layoffs. 1 week’s pay for each year of employment, maximum benefit of 27 weeks’ pay for rejection on probation, when employee has completed more than 1 year of employment.

Sample rates of annual pay (current, after 3% increase):

UT-1

Step 1: $43,616 rising 2 steps to $44,934

Step 2: $46,893 rising 2 steps to $48,310

Step 3: $50,170 rising 2 steps to $51,687

Step 4: $53,447 rising 2 steps to $55,063

Step 5: $56,722 rising 2 steps to $58,437

Step 6: $59,999 rising 2 steps to $61,812

Step 7: $63,277 rising 2 steps to $65,189

Step 8: $66,557 rising 2 steps to $68,568

Step 9: $69,832 rising 2 steps to $71,942

Step 10: $73,107 rising 2 steps to $75,317

Step 11: $76,388 rising 2 steps to $78,697

Step 12: $79,662 rising 2 steps to $82,070

Step 13: $82,937 rising 2 steps to $85,444

Step 14: $86,216 rising 2 steps to $88,822

Step 15: $89,491 rising 2 steps to $92,195

UT-2

Step 1: $62,060 rising 2 steps to $63,936

Step 2: $65,322 rising 2 steps to $67,297

Step 3: $68,584 rising 2 steps to $70,657

Step 4: $71,845 rising 2 steps to $74,017

Step 5: $75,105 rising 2 steps to $77,375

Step 6: $78,369 rising 2 steps to $80,738

Step 7: $81,627 rising 2 steps to $84,094

Step 8: $84,887 rising 2 steps to $87,452

Step 9: $88,147 rising 2 steps to $90,811

Step 10: $91,409 rising 2 steps to $94,172

Step 11: $94,672 rising 2 steps to $97,533

Step 12: $97,932 rising 2 steps to $100,892

Step 13: $101,192 rising 2 steps to $104,251

Step 14: $104,451 rising 2 steps to $107,608

Step 15: $107,712 rising 2 steps to $110,968

Step 16: $110,975 rising 2 steps to $114,330

UT-3

Step 1: $85,019 rising 2 steps to $87,588

Step 2: $88,312 rising 2 steps to $90,982

Step 3: $91,603 rising 2 steps to $94,372

Step 4: $94,898 rising 2 steps to $97,766

Step 5: $98,192 rising 2 steps to $101,160

Step 6: $101,484 rising 2 steps to $104,551

Step 7: $104,777 rising 2 steps to $107,944

Step 8: $108,067 rising 2 steps to $111,333

Step 9: $111,359 rising 2 steps to $114,724

Step 10: $114,652 rising 2 steps to $118,118

Step 11: $117,947 rising 2 steps to $121,512

Step 12: $121,239 rising 2 steps to $124,904

Step 13: $124,533 rising 2 steps to $128,297

Step 14: $127,825 rising 2 steps to $131,688

Step 15: $131,117 rising 2 steps to $135,080

Step 16: $134,411 rising 2 steps to $138,473

Editor’s notes: Workload adjustment: Where in given academic year employee is assigned overload teaching duties, teaching workload will be reduced in 1 of 2 following years by amount equivalent to overload. Each employee will have continuous period of minimum 3 months in every academic year which is free of scheduled teaching duties. Furlough leave: 5 weeks’ leave with pay after 20 years of service. Sabbatical travel expenses: $4,000 for 12-month sabbatical; $2,000 for 6-month sabbatical to offset travel expenses. Pedagogical break: Employees will be granted 4 days of leave, with pay, which will be taken on first 4 working days after Dec. 26. Administrative allowance: Employee who acts as head of department will receive: $4,100 for 1 to 10 full-time faculty members; $4,600 for 11 to 15 full-time faculty members; $5,100 for 16 or more full-time faculty members. Professional development allocation: Each employee will be allocated $1,550 for professional development expenses per fiscal year; $2,000 for professional development expenses per fiscal year for employee with less than 6 years’ experience as university faculty member.

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