Labour Relations

For the latest information about Labour Relations, Collective Bargaining and Strike Activity, visit the Collective Bargaining Central Hub.

Labour Relations at Simon Fraser University strives to maintain harmonious working relationships with the employee groups on campus. We provide:

  • Collective agreement and policy interpretation
  • Collective bargaining
  • Advice and guidance on the grievance procedure
  • Support to investigations and arbitrations.

Please note: 
The Faculty Association of Simon Fraser University (SFUFA) represents faculty as well as laboratory instructors and librarians. Faculty Relations is handled by the office of the Vice President Academic.

Hiring Freeze

As of November 2, the university has instituted a hiring freeze as a cost containment measure. For information about the hiring freeze, please see the hiring freeze FAQ. For information about SFU's budget, see the Budget FAQ.

Bulletin #20: SFU and Arbitration Update - September 2022

September 13, 2022

On September 13, 2022, Arbitrator Dorsey issued their decision regarding the definition of research assistants for inclusion in the TSSU going forward. More here.