For detailed information on salaries please see Article 53: Compensation in the Collective Agreement.
We have recently ratified our new Collective Agreement with the University. The Memorandum of Settlement sets out all areas of the Collective Agreement that have been changed. A new copy of the agreement will be available soon. The changes are reflected below:
On-Call and Emergency for Veterinarians
Remuneration of Chair/Directors
Remuneration for Librarian Administrative Appointments
UGFA negotiates a minimum salary for our Members as part of our Collective Agreement. In the current Collective Agreement which expires June 30, 2021, the salary floors for Faculty, Librarians and Veterinarian members are as follows:
Associate Professor or
Assistant Professor or
Salary adjustments are implemented annually on July 1st. Salary adjustments for individual Members shall include one or more of the following components applied in the following order:
Cost of Living Increase
Faculty, Librarian and Veterinarian Members' base salaries as at June 30, 2022 shall be used as the starting point for the application of the salary increases set out above.
Annual Career Increment
See Article 53: Compensation in the Collective Agreement for further details on base increases.
52.11 A performance-based recognition fund will be established and shall be awarded as one-time lump sums on July 1, 2022 and July 1, 2023 respectively, on the basis of performance evaluations for each Faculty, Librarian and Veterinarian Member as follows: The performance increment pool shall be established by multiplying the applicable value (below) by the total number of all Members on July 1, 2022, July 1, 2023, respectively.
July 1, 2022: $1,100
July 1, 2023: $1,100
Faculty Members teaching overload courses will receive a stipend of $8,000 for each course taught, which is considered a full course weighting in the Academic Unit in which the teaching is assigned..
Veterinarian Members required to be on call or to provide emergency services outside their regular working hours shall be remunerated as follows:
A Faculty Member who is a Department Chair or Director of a School shall receive an annual stipend. For all Faculty Members who are Department Chairs or Directors of a School as of July 1, 2011, or subsequently become Department Chairs or Directors of a School during the term of this Agreement, the amount of the Stipend shall be a minimum of $12,000 for his/her first term as Chair, and a minimum of $14,000 for his/her second term as Chair. The actual stipend amount shall be determined by negotiation between the Faculty Member and the Dean at the time of appointment to the position of Chair/Director.
For all Librarians who hold an Administrative Appointment, or subsequently assume an Administrative Appointment during the term of this Agreement, the amount of the stipend shall be a minimum of:
While we strive to maintain the most up-to-date information on our website, if there is a discrepancy between the website content and the Collective Agreement, the terms in the signed Collective Agreement will prevail.
Last Modified February 2019