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.

We recently ratified a collective agreement, of which a tentative copy is available here. This agreement is now in effect and runs from December 12, 2019 to August 31, 2022. Please note that the Tentative Agreement above will be edited for consistency. We will post the final draft when it becomes available.

To view the previous Unit 1 Collective Agreement (2016-2019), please CLICK HERE.

To view the 2011-2016 collective agreement, please Click Here.