Canadian Labour Reporter
Feb 25, 2019

University of Ottawa

Ottawa (1,300 faculty members, librarians) and the Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa (APUO)
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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