Collective agreements & labour relations

Collective agreements

Coast Mountain College is a unionized and exempt work environment. We encourage all unionized team members to read their Collective and Common Agreements:  

Labour relations services

Our Human Resources team provides advice and guidance to Supervisors and Management on issues respecting employee relations, collective agreements, job descriptions, attendance, performance management, and employee training and discipline. We also provide support with: 

  • Responding to and resolving grievances and employee complaints
  • Assisting Management by providing appropriate advice on rights and responsibilities under labour agreements and pertinent employment or human rights legislation
  • Preparing and presenting cases before an arbitrator or any other administrative tribunal
  • Negotiating and drafting grievance settlements and letters of agreement
  • Developing and delivering training modules on labour relations and human resources management
  • Administrative reorganizations at the departmental level
  • Bargaining of collective agreements
  • Responding to questions from employees regarding their working conditions and respective collective agreement
  • Collaborating with the Post-Secondary Employers' Association (PSEA), the employer bargaining agent for all public colleges, special-purpose teaching universities, and institutes in BC