Negotiation Updates

August 17, 2018

OSSTF/TARA, University Ratify Agreement

Members of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation/Technical, Administrative, Research, Agricultural (OSSTF/TARA) District 35, the union that represents about 225 staff at the University, its regional campuses, and its Research Station Operations, and the University of Guelph have ratified the renewal Collective Agreement that was tentatively agreed to on July 25, 2018. This three year renewal agreement amends the previous agreement that expired April 30, 2018.

July 26, 2018

University, OSSTF/TARA District 35 Reach Tentative Agreement

Following five days of negotiation, the University of Guelph and Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation/Technical, Administrative, Research, Agricultural (OSSTF/TARA) District 35, the union that represents about 225 staff at the University, its regional campuses, and its Research Station Operations, have reached a tentative renewal agreement.

The current agreement expired April 30, 2018.

Both the University and the Union’s negotiating committees are unanimously recommending ratification of the agreement, which addresses several key priorities for both sides. Details of the tentative agreement will remain confidential until ratification by union members, and the University's Board of Governors.