McMaster University is committed to building and maintaining mature, constructive relationships with all employees and the bargaining agents that represent them.  These relationships will provide the employment environment necessary for the University to achieve its vision of “international distinction for creativity, innovation, and excellence.”

The Employee & Labour Relations Team leads in the provision of Human Resources Services in these areas:

  • Collective Bargaining
  • Collective Agreement Administration
  • Labour Relations
  • Employee Relations
  • Manager Training
  • Compensation Programs

  • The Employee & Labour Relations Team serves as an Intake Office for concerns raised under the Policy on Discrimination & Harassment: Prevention and Response as well as the Sexual Violence Policy.



    Employee & Labour Relations

    Collective Agreements & Union Relations

    Policy & Legislation

    The University's policies, directives and procedures respecting human resources apply to all University employees unless stated otherwise.

    Manager Resources

    Additional Resources

    If you have an accommodation need for a planned meeting, please e-mail or call x23850 to make appropriate arrangements.