Labour Relations

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.

Labour Agreements

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, Teaching-Intensive Stream and Sessional. Academic Staff such as Technicians, Academic Counsellors and Teaching Assistants are also represented by OCADFA

Memorandum of Settlement 2016-2020 (PDF)

Memorandum of Understanding: Open Call for Indigenous Applicants for 5 Tenure-Track Appointments (PDF)

MOA 2013-2016 (PDF)

Voluntary Retirement Incentive Plan Permanent Technicians March 2016 (PDF)

MOU Voluntary Retirement Incentive Plan 2014-2015 (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 2014-2017 (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)

Helpful Contacts

Contact Information

Phone: 416-977-6000 ext. 298

For general Human Resources inquiries, email:

For general HRIS-Payroll inquiries, email:


Monday to Friday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m

Office Location

230 Richmond St. W., Level 7

HR office location map

Mailing Address

OCAD University
Attention: Human Resources
100 McCaul St.
Toronto, ON M5T 1W1