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 2011-2014 (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 2011-2014 (PDF)
Administrative Managers Orientation
Employee Handbook for Administrative Managers (PDF)
For all members of the OCAD U Pension Plan and for those who are considering joining the plan, in partnership with Great West Life we are holding three information sessions in February to provide an overview of the Pension Plan geared to plan members at each of the following stages:
1. Getting Started - February 5, 2014
2. Getting Serious - February 12, 2014
3. Getting Close - February 19, 2014
The sessions will be informative and will provide the opportunity to ask any questions that you may have. We hope to see you at one of the sessions!