CBU – CBU Faculty Association (CBUFA) Negotiations

Cape Breton University and the Cape Breton University Faculty Association are pleased to jointly announce that a tentative collective agreement has been reached. The agreement is subject to ratification by both the CBU Board of Governors and the CBUFA membership. Both negotiating teams will recommend ratification to their respective parties.  Read release.

Cape Breton University, like most universities in Canada, has collective agreements with their faculty and staff. Negotiations must take place in order to reach any collective agreement and this is a normal part of the process of operating a university.

You may be aware that the university is currently engaged in negotiations with the CBU Faculty Association (CBUFA), which includes professors, specialists, librarians, lab instructors and nursing practice educators.  Negotiations began on July 4, 2016. For a detailed timeline on the Collective Bargaining Process, click.

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