bargaining News Archive
November 21, 2020 —
The agreement is now final and classes continue as normal
October 30, 2020 —
"Our priority is doing what we can to prevent any further disruption to students’ lives."
November 3, 2017 —
The University of Manitoba and UNIFOR have successfully reached a tentative agreement (the current collective agreement expired on March 24, 2017).
August 23, 2017 —
Bargaining teams continue to discuss proposals to reach a timely settlement
July 31, 2017 —
University of Manitoba chief negotiator Greg Juliano, associate vice-president (human resources) reports that progress has been made and remains hopeful that a settlement can be reached in a timely fashion
July 21, 2017 —
U of M and UMFA bargaining teams agree to attempt expedited bargaining process
July 19, 2017 —
The University of Manitoba and the University of Manitoba Faculty Association (UMFA) will officially commence bargaining on Friday, July 21
May 15, 2017 —
U of M supports faculty members’ pursuit of research, teaching and service and is pleased to provide continuation of funding.
May 2, 2017 —
The University of Manitoba and Unifor, the bargaining unit representing close to 500 university tradespersons, power engineers, caretakers and dining services employees, have met to begin negotiations and anticipate a successful negotiation by fall 2017.