OCAD University is dedicated to fostering positive, productive working relationships with its employees and the Association and Union that represent them. On this page you will find Collective Agreements and Memorandum of Agreement, progress reports on negotiations, information about labour relations initiatives, and answers to your frequently asked questions about labour relations at OCAD U.
The following OCAD U Labour Agreements can be viewed or printed as PDF files.
OCAD U Faculty Association (OCADFA)
OCADFA represents faculty with the following appointments: Tenured, Probationary, Continuing, CLTA and Sessional and academic staff, including Technicians, Academic Counsellors and Teaching Assistants.
MOA 2010-2013 (PDF)
Letters of Understanding (PDF)
Intellectual Property Policy (PDF)
MOU Voluntary Retirement Incentive Plan (PDF)
MOU Graduate Student Supervision (PDF)
Arbitration Award (PDF)
Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) Local 576, Unit 1
OPSEU Local 576 Unit 1 represents full-time and part-time Administrative Staff (except support staff that are exempt on the basis of confidentiality) and Professional Librarians
Unit 1 Collective Agreement
OPSEU Unit 1 Collective Agreement 2007-2011 (PDF)
Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) Local 576, Unit 2
OPSEU Local 576 Unit 2 represents Models, Monitors and Class Assistants
Unit 2 Collective Agreement
OPSEU Unit 2 Collective Agreement 2008-2011 (PDF)
Administrative Managers Orientation
Employee Handbook for Administrative Managers (PDF)
Our annual Employee Appreciation Event will be taking place on Thursday, June 13, 2013. In addition to celebrating employees' contributions over the past year, we will be announcing the recipients of the Award for Employee Excellence and the Equity Award.
On June 10, 2013 the Human Resources team welcomed Katrina Huggett, as the Human Resources Administrator (Compensation). Katrina will be responsible for any payroll issues, employment letters and contract administration. She can be reached at 416-977-6000 ext. 2925 and firstname.lastname@example.org.