University of Ottawa

Ottawa (1,300 faculty members, librarians) and the Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa (APUO)
|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 02/26/2019
Click here to view the original collective agreement.

Renewal agreement:

Effective May 1, 2018, to April 30, 2021. Signed on Sept. 26, 2018. 

Wage adjustments: 

Effective May 1, 2018: 2%

Effective Jan. 1, 2019: 0.8%

Paid holidays:

7 days, plus winter holiday recess (Dec. 22 at 5 p.m. and ending on Jan. 3 at 8:30 a.m.).

Vacations with pay:

1 month per year; any unused leave will be forfeited 6 months after end of academic year in which it was earned. 22 days per year for librarians (maximum 10 days may be carried over to following year). 

Overtime:

Time and one-half for all work after 40 hours per week for librarians. Maximum 100 hours per year of work in excess of 48 hours per week. 

Medical benefits:

Employer will provide $244 per year for health spending account. Amount will be increased each year by same amount that nominal salaries are adjusted. Unused credits may be carried over, maximum 1 year. 

Dental:

Ontario Dental Association schedule to be used for reimbursement of basic and optional dental costs to employees will be based on least expensive treatment consistent with good dental care, as stipulated in insurance policy.

Sick leave:

Employee on sick leave will receive 100% of regular salary for 119 days, for each separate accident or illness.

Pension:

University of Ottawa Pension Plan.

Bereavement leave:

10 days for death of spouse, parent, stepparent, foster-parent, child, stepchild, foster-child, grandparent, stepgrandparent, grandchild, stepgrandchild or employee and spouse, spouse of child, brother, sister, relative who is dependent on employee for care or assistance.

Discipline:

Sunset clause is 48 months.

Severance:

Minimum 18 months for tenured employees. 

Sample rates of pay (current, after 4.9% increase):

Faculty members

Lecturer 

Minimum: $67,853 rising 2 steps to $71,159 

Maximum: $89,752 rising 2 steps to $94,125

Assistant professor 

Minimum: $82,994 rising 2 steps to $86,986 

Maximum: $114,716 rising 2 steps to $120,306

Associate professor 

Minimum: $91,624 rising 2 steps to $96,088 

Maximum: $159,108 rising 2 steps to $166,861

Full professor 

Minimum: $110,008 rising 2 steps to $115,368 

Maximum: $192,051 rising 2 steps to $201,408

Librarian members

Librarian 1 

Minimum: $61,010 rising 2 steps to $63,983 

Maximum: $102,228 rising 2 steps to $107,209

Librarian 2 

Minimum: $72,299 rising 2 steps to $75,822 

Maximum: $116,319 rising 2 steps to $121,987

Librarian 3 

Minimum: $85,306 rising 2 steps to $89,462 

Maximum: $139,036 rising 2 steps to $145,810

Librarian 4 

Minimum: $97,001 rising 2 steps to $101,728 

Maximum: $153,701 rising 2 steps to $161,191

Librarian 5 

Minimum: $109,754 rising 2 steps to $115,102 

Maximum: $176,134 rising 2 steps to $184,716

Language teacher members

Language teacher 3

Minimum: $77,205 rising 2 steps to $80,967 

Maximum: $104,507 rising 2 steps to $109,599

Language teacher 4

Minimum: $85,404 rising 2 steps to $89,565 

Maximum: $114,716 rising 2 steps to $120,306

Counsellor members

Counsellor 1 

Minimum: $62,919 rising 2 steps to $65,984 

Maximum: $75,621 rising 2 steps to $79,306

Counsellor 2 

Minimum: $68,029 rising 2 steps to $71,343 

Maximum: $93,446 rising 2 steps to $98,000

Counsellor 3 

Minimum: $80,754 rising 2 steps to $84,689 

Maximum: $118,933 rising 2 steps to $124,728

Counsellor 4 

Minimum: $93,446 rising 2 steps to $98,000 

Maximum: $139,267 rising 2 steps to $146,053

Editor’s notes:

Patent revenue: Employer will remit to employee 80% of first $100,000 and 50% remainder of net revenue employer receives from development or commercial exploitation of any patents which result from work of employee. Travel costs: $20 per night for private accommodations, all other costs as per rates set out by Treasury Board of Canada. Relocation expenses: Employer will reimburse employee’s relocation expenses minimum 100% of first $5,000; 75% of any further amount up to next $5,000; 50% on following $10,000. 

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