Signing of the 2017-2021 Collective Agreement

Signing of the 2017-2021 Collective Agreement

February 7, 2019

Front row, L-R: Root Gorelick, President (CUASA); Chantal Dion, Chief Negotiator (CUASA); Wayne Jones, Chief Negotiator (Carleton); Jerry Tomberlin, Interim Provost & Vice-President Academic (Carleton); Tim Sullivan, Assistant Vice-President Financial Services (Carleton).

Back row, L-R: Christal Côté, Interim Director/Senior Grievance & Arbitration Officer (CUASA); Doron Nussbaum, Vice-President (CUASA); Josh Horton, Member Services and Communications Officer (CUASA); Isla Jordan, Librarian Representative (CUASA); Pum van Veldhoven, Chair, Grievance Policy and Administration (CUASA); Greg Franks, Salary and Benefits Officer (CUASA); Angelo Mingarelli, External Relations Officer (CUASA); André Plourde, Dean – Faculty of Public Affairs (Carleton); Amy Wyse, Manager – Labour Relations (Carleton); Lavina Davar, Labour Relations Assistant (Carleton).


A renewed collective agreement between Carleton University and the Carleton University Academic Staff Association (CUASA) was signed by both parties on Feb. 7, 2019.

CUASA represents 913 professors, instructors and librarians.

A tentative collective agreement was reached on May 27, 2018 and was ratified by Carleton University’s Board of Governors and Carleton University Academic Staff Association members in June 2018.

The four-year collective agreement covers the period of May 1, 2017 to April 30, 2021.

We wish to thank all the members of both bargaining teams for their hard work throughout this important process and look forward to continuing our positive working relationship.

Root Gorelick
Carleton University Academic Staff Association

Jerry Tomberlin
Interim Provost & Vice-President (Academic)
Carleton University

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