CUPE Local 3904, Unit 1 (Part-Time and Sessional Contract Lecturers) Collective Agreement
This electronic version of the August 16, 2017 - August 15, 2021 Collective Agreement between Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 3904 Unit 1 and the Board of Governors of Ryerson University is provided for the convenient reference of CUPE members and other interested parties. If any conflict is found between this version and the official documents, the terms of the official documents will prevail.
March 5, 2018
The members of CUPE Local 3904, Unit One and the Negotiations Committee of the University’s Board of Governors have both ratified the tentative agreement for a new collective agreement reached by the parties. The new agreement is retroactive to August 16, 2017 and runs for four years expiring August 15, 2021. Both parties are pleased to have reached a negotiated settlement. Details of the settlement will be made available shortly.
The University and CUPE Local 3904, Unit One have reached a tentative settlement for a new collective agreement. The tentative agreement is subject to ratification by the Union membership and the University’s Board of Governors. The union will be conducting a ratification vote the week of February 26. Ratification by the University’s Board of Governors will follow shortly thereafter.
Ryerson University is committed to reaching a renewal collective agreement with CUPE Local 3904, Unit 1, which represents approximately 970 part-time and sessional Contract Lecturers.
After twenty-two days of collective bargaining meetings since May 26, 2017, the parties have made significant progress, but a number of issues remain outstanding. The union has filed for conciliation, and the Ministry of Labour has appointed a Conciliation Officer who will meet with the parties shortly.
The University looks forward to this opportunity to utilize the Ministry’s assistance in the conciliation process to achieve a fair and reasonable negotiated settlement.
The current Collective Agreement between CUPE Local 3904, Unit 1 and the Board of Governors of Ryerson University expired on August 15, 2017. Negotiation of the new contract began on May 26, 2017. Currently the parties are still in the process of bargaining, and as such the 2014-2017 Collective Agreement remains in effect.
- PDF fileSummary of Negotiated Changes to the CUPE Local 3904, Unit 1 (2017-2021) Collective Agreement (Revised)
- PDF fileContract Lecturer Assessment Form
- PDF fileCUPE 1 Salary Calculations
- PDF fileExtra Student Payment Process for Contract Lecturers
- PDF fileExperience Points / Seniority for Instructor Track or "New Instructors"