GR# 1037 - Improper delays for tenure decisions

Collective Agreement referenced: 2017 - 2021, 2021 - 2025

Article(s): Articles 5, 12, 13, 30, Bylaw 20, 22, 23, UCAPT RTP Guide (Provost's Office) and any other articles or Bylaws that may apply.

Nature of Dispute: The University has neglected to follow timelines and/or procedures according to the Collective Agreement and Senate ByLaws with respect to RPT/RPP processes.  UCAPT decisions regarding tenure have been communicated much after 31 January of a given year.  Regardless of members submitting tenure and promotion applications in accordance with Senate Bylaws, some members have had to wait until June or July of that year to receive their UCAPT results, while others have received their result in a timely way.

Result of Grievance: The grievance was resolved between the parties on April 19, 2023.  See the attached Minutes of Settlement (below) for details.

Grievance initiated: December 15, 2022
Grievance resolved: April 19, 2023

Reference Docs:
(1) Policy GR# 1037
(2) Minutes of Settlement