Employee Relations

Cape Breton University, as most other Canadian universities, operates in a unionized environment. Please see below for updates on various Union Collective Agreements.

Collective Bargaining Update


We are pleased to advise that a Collective Agreement with CBUFA was signed in March 2017. The new Collective Agreement is posted below.


Our collective agreement with CUPE local 3131 expired on March 31, 2016. An Agreement was signed to extend it to 31 March 2017.


We are pleased to advise that agreements with both NSGEU Maintenance Group and the Teachers Group have been signed. The new Collective Agreements are posted below.

Collective Agreements