Employee Groups & Agreements

Canadian Union of Public Employees - CUPE Local 1334

CUPE Local 1334 is the sole and exclusive bargaining agent for all trades, services and maintenance employees of the University of Guelph, employed or normally performing a major part of their work at its campus at Guelph.

Canadian Union of Public Employees - CUPE Local 1334 Unit 1

CUPE Local 1334 Unit 1 is the sole and exclusive bargaining agent for all interims employed in the Library at the University of Guelph in the City of Guelph for not more than twenty-four (24) hours per week.

The CUPE 1334 Memorandum of Agreement is accessible for users through their University of Guelph login.

Canadian Union of Public Employees - CUPE Local 3913 Units 1 & 2

CUPE 3913 is the Union representing Teaching Assistants (Unit 1) and Sessional Lecturers (Unit 2) at the University of Guelph.

Relevant documents are available through the Office of the Provost and Vice-President (Academic).

Exempt Group

Faculty Association

The Faculty Association is the representative for all persons employed by the University of Guelph in the City of Guelph, at the Ridgetown campus in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent, at the Vineland Research Station in the Town of Lincoln, at the Simcoe Research Station in the Town of Simcoe, and at the University of Guelph-Humber campus in the City of Toronto as Faculty Members (including Librarians), holding probationary or tenured appointments on either a full-time or a part-time basis, together with those holding contractually limited appointments, and all persons employed as Veterinarians in the Animal Health Lab (A.H.L.) and the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (V.T.H.).

Relevant documents are available through the Office of the Provost and Vice-President (Academic)

Ontario Nurses Association (ONA) Local 15

ONA is the sole and exclusive bargaining agent of all registered and graduate nurses of the University of Guelph employed in a nursing capacity at its Student Health Services Department at Guelph, save and except Director, Student Health Services and those above the rank of Director, Student Health Services.

ONA Collective Agreement Expires April 30, 2017

Ontario Public Service Employees Union - OPSEU Local 231

Formerly the University of Guelph Police Association (UPA)
O.P.S.E.U. Local 231 is the representative for all Special Constables employed by the University of Guelph at Guelph, save and except officers of the rank of Sergeant and above.

Memorandum of Agreement* Expires April 30, 2018
*NOTE:  This is a draft Collective Agreement which is under review and the final version is subject to sign off by both Parties.

Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation

Technical/Administrative, Research/Agricultural (O.S.S.T.F./T.A.R.A.)

Professional Staff Association (PSA) - Professional/Managerial Employees

The P.S.A. is the representative for all regular full-time, contractually limited, and part-time professional/managerial staff.

Unifor Local 2003

Formerly the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union (C.E.P.) Local 2003
Unifor is the sole and exclusive bargaining agent for all Operating Engineers and persons primarily engaged as their helpers in the Central Utilities Plant of the University of Guelph, save and except Assistant Chief Engineer and those above the rank of Assistant Chief Engineer.

United Steelworkers Union - USW Local 4120

The University recognizes the U.S.W. as the sole and exclusive bargaining agent for all employees of the respondent employed or normally performing a major part of their work at its campus at Guelph. More specifically, the U.S.W., represents employees engaged in administrative and technical roles across the University.

University of Guelph Food Service Employees Association (UGFSEA) - Unit 1

The UGFSEA - Unit 1 is the representative for all regular full-time employees and temporary full-time employees of the University’s Hospitality Services Department employed in a “Food Service” capacity, employed at its campus in Guelph, Ontario.

University of Guelph Food Service Employees Association (UGFSEA) - Unit 2

The UGFSEA - Unit 2 is the representative for all part-time employees of the University's Hospitality Services Department employed in a "Food Service and/or Retail" capacity, employed at its campus in Guelph, Ontario.