Collective Agreements

Brandon University employs academic faculty, administration and support staff. The majority of regular employees are in certified bargaining units of which there are four listed below. Brandon University also employs sessional lecturers and field experience supervisors and short-term employees.

To access a seniority list for the respective unions, please click here.

Brandon University Faculty Association (BUFA)

BUFA represents all members of the academic and instructional staff including lab instructors, cartographers, counsellors, professional librarians, continuing education specialists, and all other staff directly related to the teaching process, excluding deans.

BUFA Archived Agreement (2016-2019)

Memorandums of Agreement:

Memorandums of Understanding:

Job Descriptions:


Manitoba Government and General Employees’ Union (MGEU)

MGEU represents the clerical, library, technical and food service non-academic staff.

Memorandums of Agreement:

Memorandums of Understanding:

International Union of Operating Engineers Local 987 (IUOE A)

IUOE (A) represents the power engineers and journeyman trade employees.

International Union of Operating Engineers Local 987 (IUOE D)

IUOE (D) represents the cleaners, building service workers, and groundskeepers.

Public Service Alliance of Canada Local 55601 (PSAC)

PSAC represents the Research Assistants, Student Assistants, Academic Residence Assistants, Student Ambassadors, Tutors and all other student employees.

Rates of pay consistent with the September 1, 2021 – August 31, 2022 period were implemented January 15, 2022 and paid with the February 11, 2022 pay period.

Retroactive pay for the period of September 1, 2020 – January 14, 2022 will be paid by April 8, 2022.