The USFA is the certified bargaining agent for full-time academic employees at the University of Saskatchewan. It is responsible for negotiating terms and conditions of employment for its members, including salary, benefits, and collegial processes.

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Negotiations Update: October  26, 2017 Fall General Meeting

Negotiations for a new Collective Agreement got underway during the summer. A Negotiations Report was given by USFA Chief Negotiator at the Fall General Meeting. Read it here.


Negotiations Update: March 5, 2018 Where are we now?

Since last June we have met with the Employer on 16 separate dates, and have scheduled 10 more between now and June. [Read more here.]

Negotiations Update: March 5, 2018 On authority and governance at the U of S

The Employer has proposed changes to Article 3 (Management Rights). This seems to arise from a key interest for the Employer in this round of negotiations,… [Read the full update here.]


Negotiations Update: March 6, 2018 The College of Medicine

At the outset of this round of negotiations, the USFA requested information from the Employer (in August and then in October) for the purposes of negotiating outstanding issues concerning the College of Medicine,… [Read the full update here.]