St. Mike’s Reaches Deals with UTFA, USW

The University of St. Michael’s College is pleased to announce it has ratified agreements with both the University of Toronto Faculty Association (UTFA), which represents Faculty and Librarians, and the United Steelworkers’ union, which represents administrative, facilities and services staff.

Following ratification votes from the union membership, the University’s Collegium Executive Committee ratified both agreements at its meeting on March 17th, 2021. The signed Memoranda of Settlement are posted on the USMC HR webpage ( The term of the UTFA contract is from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2023.

The renewal agreement with USW is for a one-year period, running from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021

The University thanks the members of both bargaining teams for their hard work, commitment and dedication throughout the bargaining process.

Negotiations with CUPE, the union representing sessional instructors, teaching assistants and writing instructors, are expected to begin in the upcoming months.