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The Collective Agreement is a document that outlines the rights and responsibilities of graduate assistants and their employers. The GSA negotiates with the University on behalf of UCalgary graduate students to make sure that the agreement is fair.

Questions or Concerns?

If you have questions regarding the Collective Agreement, faculty, staff, and departments should contact and students should contact
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Your Graduate Labour Union

The Graduate Labour Union Committee (GLUC, former Labour Relations Committee), chaired by the GSA AVP Labour, exists to carry out the trade union functions of the GSA. GLUC represents, supports, and educates Academically Employed Graduate Students at the University of Calgary. This includes but is not limited to collective agreement negotiations, the handling of disputes with employers, and advocating for a high standard of graduate student employment.
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Frequently Asked Questions

The responses to the frequently asked questions below are paraphrased excerpts from the Collective Agreement. Please refer to the Collective Agreement for the specific language. Any questions? Email