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The KPU Collective Agreement 2020: What You Need to Know

If you`re an employee or student at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU), you may have heard about the new collective agreement that was recently ratified by both the university and the KPU Faculty Association (FPSE Local 19). This agreement sets out the terms and conditions of employment for faculty and staff at KPU, and is an important document for both parties to understand.

So, what exactly does the KPU Collective Agreement 2020 cover? Let`s take a closer look.

Salary and Benefits

One of the most significant aspects of the new collective agreement is the salary and benefit increases for faculty and staff. Under the agreement, faculty members will see a 2% salary increase in each year of the three-year agreement, while staff will receive a 2.1% increase in each of the first two years and a 2.2% increase in the final year. In addition, the agreement includes improvements to benefits such as extended health and dental coverage and increased funding for professional development.

Job Security and Working Conditions

The collective agreement also addresses job security for faculty and staff, with provisions for limited-term employees and processes for review and renewal of contracts. It also includes provisions for workload and working conditions, such as limits on teaching hours and provisions for office space and equipment.

Professional Development

Another important aspect of the collective agreement is the emphasis on professional development for faculty and staff at KPU. The agreement includes provisions for funding and support for professional development activities, as well as opportunities for professional growth and advancement.


Overall, the KPU Collective Agreement 2020 is an important document for both KPU and its faculty and staff. It sets out the terms and conditions of employment and provides important benefits and protections for employees. If you`re a KPU employee, it`s important to familiarize yourself with the details of the agreement and to seek clarification from your union or HR representative if you have any questions or concerns.