Bargaining Update

Judith Dyck

Tentative agreements with AUPE and AUGSA ratified

After successful rounds of bargaining, tentative agreements have been ratified  by Athabasca University Board of Governors (AU) with the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) and the Athabasca University Graduate Students’ Association (AUGSA).

The agreement with AUPE covers 261 support workers at AU.  Approximately 65% of those employees work in Athabasca. The agreement follows the provincial pattern of 0% salary increases for 2017/18 and 2018/19 and a wage re-opener in 2019/20.

The tentative agreement with AUGSA is a three year term (March 1, 2019 – February 28, 2022) – with 0% salary increases for all respective years.