Current Collective Agreement

The 2018-2020 Graduate Student Assistantship Collective Agreement (CA) was ratified by the Board of Governors in December 2019. The negotiation process for the next CA began in Winter 2020. The 2020-2022 CA was ratified by Academically-Employed Graduate Students on 28 March 2021 and is now pending the ratification of the University Board of Governors. 

Current CA:

Previous CA:

As per the Graduate Student Assistantship Collective Agreement Article 11.04
...For a GTA and GRA, the award component is a fixed rate based on any change in the graduate fee index.... 
Effective 1 September 2020, the University of Alberta Board of Governors approved a 7% increase to the graduate fee index.  In accordance with the CA, GTA and GRA positions will receive a 7% increase to the award component of the stipend. 

Visit the Archive tab for past CAs.