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York University faculty association makes equity, diversity and inclusion a priority in their new collective agreement

The faculty at York University have negotiated certain EDI clauses into their new three-year collective agreement. As part of this new agreement, the university commits to hiring six new Indigenous faculty members during the agreement’s three-year term, as well as to undertake an equal pay exercise. The union was also able to secure increases to the Trans Health fund and improved parental leave provisions. These provisions represent a commitment to supporting a diverse workforce of university faculty at York.

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York University faculty associations secure commitments to equity and benefits in new agreements

York University Faculty Association Collective Agreement 2018-2021

March 19, 2019
Universities Canada