First Nations University of Canada (Sessionals)
The University of Regina Faculty Association (URFA) is the certified bargaining agent for the First Nations University of Canada full — and part-time sessional academic members.
The First Nations University of Canada embodies the values and aspirations of First Nations’ peoples to achieve education of quality with in a uniquely First Nations’ environment. The university seeks to promote, for all members of the University family, the development of spirit, body, mind and sense of community. The First Nations University of Canada (formerly known as the Saskatchewan Indian Federated College) was certified in 1991 under the umbrella of the University of Regina Faculty Association. Currently, the Association represents approximately 140 sessional academic members who joined the University of Regina Faculty Association in 2016.
Your collective agreement is the written contract that outlines many of the terms and conditions of your employer as a member of the bargaining unit. The terms and conditions of the agreement are reached through collective bargaining between URFA and the First Nations University of Canada.
Please note that the documents posted online are not legally binding. Errors of commission and omission excepted.
Bargaining Update — August 24, 2021
The University of Regina Faculty Association and the First Nations University of Canada Sessional Academic Staff Member Bargaining Team are pleased to announce that FNUniv Sessional Members have voted in favour of a three-year Collective Agreement (2020 – 2022). The Agreement was approved by FNUniv’s Board of Governors earlier this month. The Agreement will come into effect September 2, 2021.