Employee Groups & Agreements

Links to information on the associations and unions at Western. Also included in the table are connections to campus employee agreements.


General Description Approx. # of employees Current contract and expiry date
CUPE Physical Plant represents employees in the Physical Plant Department engaged in the maintenance and service of buildings and grounds at the University.
CUPE Food Services represents the employees in the Hospitality Services Department, including Food Services Assistants, Food Supervisors, Cooks, Chefs and Food Storespersons.
July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2011
Clinical Teachers Association of UWO (CTA – UWO)
The CTA-UWO represents Clinical Academic Faculty with full-time appointments in the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry.
expires June 30, 2012
The GTA Union represents registered graduate students who are engaged in supervised teaching-related activities across the various Faculties and Schools.
UWOFA-LA represents those employees of the University performing the work of librarians, archivists and curators.
IUOE represents the University’s Operating Engineers and those individuals engaged primarily as their helpers in the main Power Plant and other remote plants.
PSAC represents Postdoctoral Associates at the University, who are engaged in research and are employees of the University.
Currently negotiating first contract
The PMA represents full-time employees engaged in managerial and professional roles across the University.
SAGE represents University employees engaged in administrative roles that require access to confidential information, necessitating their exclusion from other bargaining units or employee associations.
UWOFA represents full-time professors of the University (other than clinical faculty) and also part-time faculty with duties equivalent to teaching at least 1.0 degree credit course in any fiscal year.
UWOPA represents employees in the Campus Community Police Service engaged as University Police Special Constables.
UWOSA represents employees engaged in administrative and technical roles across the University.


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