A collective agreement is a legally binding employment documents that outlines all of your benefits (including wages), rights and responsibilities as an employee at McMaster.  It also outlines all of the responsibilities and obligations of the Employer (McMaster).

The Unit 1 Collective Agreement covers Teaching Assistants and Research Assistants who receive a Research Assistantship in lieu of Teaching Assistantship, as well as Demonstrators, Tutors and Super Tutors, Markers. The current agreement expires on August 31, 2022.

To view the current Collective Agreement (2019-2022), please CLICK HERE. Please note that while this agreement has now expired (as of August 31, 2022), the terms and conditions of this agreement remain in force and effect until otherwise stated. The parties are currently in the process of re-negotiating this agreement – please check www.bettermac.ca for more information.

To view the 2016-2019 Collective Agreement, please CLICK HERE.

To view the 2011-2016 Collective Agreement, please Click Here.